Among the Bohemians

Among the Bohemians

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'Racy, vivacious, warm-hearted. Offers an illuminating and well-researched portrait of life among the artists, a century ago' TLS Subversive, eccentric and flamboyant, the artistic community in the first half of the twentieth century were ingaged in a grand experiment. The Bohemians ate garlic and didn't always wash; they painted and danced and didn't care what people thought. They sent their children to co-ed schools; explored homosexuality and Free Love. They were often drunk, broke and hungry but they were rebels. In this fascinating book Virginia Nicholson examines the way the Bohemians refashioned the way we live our lives.She got some for Carrington too, and when she got back the pair drew cartoon likenesses of themselves looking like a ... In the twenties and thirties Bohemia was overrun with crossdressing a#39;Sapphistsa#39; in a caricature of male business garb: anbsp;...

Title:Among the Bohemians
Author:Virginia Nicholson
Publisher:Penguin UK - 2003-11-27


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