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Whitman among the Bohemians / edited by Joanna Levin and Edward Whitley ; contributors, Stephanie M. Blalock [and eleven others].

Publication:
Iowa City, Iowa : University Of Iowa Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (282 p.)
Series:
Iowa Whitman series.
Iowa Whitman Series
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Subjects:
Bohemianism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Bohemianism in literature.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
For several years just before and just after his 1860 edition of; Leaves of Grass; appeared, Walt Whitman regularly frequented Pfaff's beer cellar in downtown Manhattan. The basement bar was the very center of mid-nineteenth-century American bohemian activity and was heavily patronized by writers, artists, musicians, actors, intellectuals, and radicals such as free-love advocate Henry Clapp, Jr., and Broadway; succès de scandale; Adah Isaacs Menken. Numerous creative and political ventures emerged from this environment, and at least two bohemian literary weeklies,; The New-York Saturday Press and
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Whitley, Edward Keyes, editor.
Levin, Joanna, editor.
Blalock, Stephanie M., contributor.
ISBN:
1-60938-293-5
OCLC:
888053887