Bohemianism and Counter-Culture

Writing Bohemia

Welcome

Identity
Geography
   Cafe Culture

Lifestyle
   Daily Life
Fashion
Dandyism

Participants
Writers
   Hugo
       Hernani

   Murger

   Baudelaire
   Borel

Women
   Grisettes

Artists
   Courbet
   Millet
   Thackeray

Students/Youth
   Marius

Evolution
Generations
La Boheme
London 1900's
Beat Culture
Hippie Culture
Rent

Works Cited

Many Bohemians were hack writers with delusions of grandeur, but there were the few who broke the mold and managed to emerge victorious from Bohemia and enter Bourgeois life. Whether wealthy leaders of salons or struggling authors just trying to eke out a living, all these men had something important to contribute. Click on the writers below to find out how they related to or were part of the Bohemian Movement.

Henry Murger
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