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American Moderns

Bohemian New York and the Creation of a New Century

American Moderns( )
Author: Stansell, Christine
Publication Date:May 2000
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Metropolitan Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
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A brilliant account of the American bohemians whose experiments in living, writing, and loving created the modern world and made New York its capital. In the early years of the twentieth century, an exuberant band of talented individualists living in a shabby neighborhood called Greenwich Village set out to change the world. Committed to free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, they swept away sexual prudery, stodgy bourgeois art, and political conservatism as they...
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Stansell, Christine (Author)
Christine Stansell, a professor of history at Princeton University, is the author of "City of Women: Sex & Class in New York City, 1789-1860". Her essays & reviews appear regularly in The New Republic & The London Review of Books. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.


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