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Author/Artist Kotynek, Roy, 1939-
Title American cultural rebels : avant-garde and bohemian artists, writers and musicians from the 1850s through the 1960s / Roy Kotynek and John Cohassey.
Publisher/Date Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.
Description vii, 254 p. ; 23 cm.
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Table of Contents
IFatal Destinies5
IIGilded Age Vanguards21
IIIModern Tempers, Modern Times47
IV"City of Ambition"68
VAmericans in Paris89
VIThe Search for America115
VIIRadicals and Moderns134
VIII"Bohemia After Dark": Modern Jazz and The Beat Generation155
IXThe 1960s Musical Avant-Gardes178
XThe Adversary Culture190
 Epilogue217
 Chapter Notes221
 Bibliography233
 Index251
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-249) and index.
Summary "This work looks at how experimental art and the avant-garde artists' lifestyles have influenced the larger American culture since the mid-19th century. The study explores the many ways in which America's experimental artists have impacted upon, and at times transformed, the culture of a modern industrial nation"--Provided by publisher.
LC subject United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- United States -- History.
Arts -- Experimental methods -- History.
Bohemianism -- United States -- History.
Dissenters -- United States -- History.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Authors, American -- Biography.
Musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Other author Cohassey, John, 1961-
ISBN 9780786437092 (pbk. : alk. paper)
078643709X (pbk. : alk. paper)
WorldCat no. 191009713

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