Bohemia In London: The Social Scene of Early Modernism

Paperback | January 23, 2004

byP. Brooker

not yet rated|write a review
This original study discovers the bourgeois in the modernist and the dissenting style of Bohemia in the new artistic movements of the 1910s. Brooker sees the bohemian as the example of the modern artist, at odds with but defined by the codes of bourgeois society. Bohemia in London reconstructs the usual history, situating the canonic names of modernism in the world of groups and coteries which shaped the allied experiments in art and life. Thus it renews once more the complexities and radicalism of the modernist challenge.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$52.00

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

This original study discovers the bourgeois in the modernist and the dissenting style of Bohemia in the new artistic movements of the 1910s. Brooker sees the bohemian as the example of the modern artist, at odds with but defined by the codes of bourgeois society. Bohemia in London reconstructs the usual history, situating the canonic n...

PETER BROOKER is Professor of Modern Literature and Culture at University College, Northampton. He has written extensively on aspects of contemporary writing and theory and is the author, amongst other works, of Bertolt Brecht: Dialectics, Poetry, Politics (1989), New York Fictions (1996), Modernity and Metropolis (Palgrave Macmillan,...

other books by P. Brooker

The Elements Of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques For Rendering Sky, Terrain, Trees, And Water
The Elements Of Landscape Oil Painting: Techniques For ...

Hardcover|Aug 18 2015

$30.71$41.00list pricesave 25%
Portrait Painting Atelier: Old Master Techniques And Contemporary Applications
Portrait Painting Atelier: Old Master Techniques And Co...

Hardcover|Mar 9 2010

$32.96$43.00list pricesave 23%
see all books by P. Brooker
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:January 23, 2004Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230546927

ISBN - 13:9780230546929

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Bohemia In London: The Social Scene of Early Modernism

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations * Preface * Acknowledgements * Bourgeois-Bohemians * 'The Nineties Tried Your Game' * 'Our London, My London, Your London' * Nights at the Cave of the Golden Calf * 'Our Little Gang' * Café Society * The Nerves in Patterns * Bloomsbury's Bohemia * Bibliography * Index