Artists and Writers in Paris : The Bohemian Idea, 1803-1867. First Edition in dustjacket

By: EASTON, Malcolm MURGER, Henry

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EASTON, Malcolm. Artists and Writers in Paris : The Bohemian Idea, 1803-1867. London : Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd, (1964). First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-205,(3) + frontispiece + 3 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, dark lettering to spine. "Previous studies of 'Bohemia' have been largely histories of literature. The intention of this lively but scholarly book is to redress the balance, for while Bohemia is primarily a literary conception, ithas had considerable influence upon the artist. Dr. Easton therefore consi ders the emergence during the nineteenth century of the idea of the artist as a Bohemian. He confines his study to Paris and artists whose personalities and theories are reflected in literary works published between 1803 and 1867." - from the dj. Content : Introduction; 1. The Mediator [Maurice Quaï]; 2. Balzac's Artists; 3. Mutual Admiration; 4. Shocking the Burghers; 5. A Philosophy of Despair; 6. Art and Love [Alfred de Musset]; 7. Attic Nights; 8. The Bohemian (I) [Henri Murger, &c]; 9.The Bohemian (II);; 10. Anti-Bohemian; Conclusion . With notes, bibliography and index. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 25.00

Title: Artists and Writers in Paris : The Bohemian Idea, 1803-1867. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: EASTON, Malcolm MURGER, Henry

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd, Edward Arnold, London , 1964,:

Seller ID: 106368

Keywords: PARIS FRANCE ART LITERATURE AVANT-GARDE LITERARY FRENCH PARISIAN,