The sixty stories in this collection of Village memories are exuberant, original, poignant, and vivid-perfectly capturing the essence of the Village. Paintings depict elegant red-brick facades and raffish Hudson River piers, now restored; theater posters spotlight Karen Finley and John Leguizamo. Every corner of the village is represented in the book: recollections of jazz clubs and existentialism on Bleecker Street, rock music at St.
Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories #ad - This is a book for those who are already beguiled by the Village as well as those just discovering this fabled place. A love letter to greenwich village, written by artists, musicians, restaurateurs, writers, and other neighborhood habitues who each share a favorite memory of this beloved place. The stories are complemented by a wide range of photographs by iconic figures such as Allen Ginsberg, Rudy Burckhardt, Ruth Orkin, Berenice Abbott, Saul Leiter, and Weegee.
The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich VillageEcco #ad - E. Cummings, and Bob Dylan. Vincent millay, allen ginsberg, marcel duchamp, edward albee, mark twain, Upton Sinclair, Charlie Parker, Margaret Sanger, Willa Cather, Eugene O’Neill, Jackson Pollock, Anais Nin, Jack Kerouac, W. Auden, maurice sendak, James Baldwin, Woody Guthrie, E. Cultural commentator john strausbaugh's The Village is the first complete history of Greenwich Village, the prodigiously influential and infamous New York City neighborhood.
From the dutch settlers and washington square patricians, to the Triangle Shirtwaist fire and Prohibition-era speakeasies; from Abstract Expressionism and beatniks, to Stonewall and AIDS, the connecting narratives of The Village tell the story of America itself. Illustrated with historic black-and-white photographs, including Thomas Paine, well-researched profiles of many of the people who made Greenwich Village famous, Walt Whitman, The Village features lively, Edna St.
Exploring the Original West Village History & GuideThe History Press #ad - A part of manhattan island that holds its own amid the noise and confusion of the twenty-first century, it still retains much of the character of the old farming community that was part of the original settlement of Manhattan. Used book in Good Condition. Greenwich village is a tourist's dream and a favorite weekend destination for New Yorkers.
Famous people such as sinclair lewis, fiorello laguardia, among dozens of others, William "Bill the Butcher" Poole, Frank Serpico, James Baldwin and Jackson Pollock, called this neighborhood home. Stroll down the back streets and along the waterfront and peer behind the facades of these historic structures to discover its fascinating history, hidden secrets and little-known tales.
Exploring the Original West Village History & Guide #ad - The west village, the northwest section of the neighborhood, is bounded by the Hudson River on the west and Greenwich Avenue on the east and is where it all began.
Greenwich Village: A Guide to America's Legendary Left Bank New York Bound BooksUniverse #ad - A beautifully illustrated look at America’s most beloved bohemia, including four walking tours, now at a reduced price. Each itinerary is illustrated with photographs, paintings, quotes, maps, and ephemera that bring to life different aspects of the Village, past and present. Used book in Good Condition.
Greenwich Village: A Guide to America's Legendary Left Bank New York Bound Books #ad - Beautifully packaged as a gift book, native new Yorkers, yet handy, Greenwich Village is of equal interest to tourists, practical, and inspiring, newcomers, or anyone captivated by the history and culture of New York. Used book in Good Condition. Jaunty and informative, this book includes four walking tours that illuminate the lives and times of some of America’s most famous artists and writers.
Author judith stonehill has composed an excellent, in-depth introduction to the culture and history of one of America’s cultural treasures.
A Freewheelin' Time: A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the SixtiesBroadway #ad - Her childhood was turbulent, but Suze found solace in poetry, art, and music. Growing up at the start of the Cold War and during McCarthyism, she inevitably became an outsider in her neighborhood and at school. It communicates the excitement of youth, the heartbreak of young love, and the struggles for a brighter future.
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Then one hot day in july 1961, suze met Bob Dylan, a rising young musician, at a folk concert at Riverside Church. She was seventeen, he was twenty; they were young, curious, and inseparable. Used book in Good Condition. Life with bob dylan at the beginning in the early 1960s. During the years they were together, Dylan was transformed from an obscure folk singer into an uneasy spokesperson for a generation.
A Freewheelin' Time: A Memoir of Greenwich Village in the Sixties #ad - Suze rotolo’s story is rich in character and setting, richer, culture, and politics all seemed to be conspiring to bring our country a better, filled with vivid memories of those tumultuous years of dramatic change and poignantly rising expectations when art, freer, and more equitable life. In washington square park, in Greenwich Village, she encountered like-minded friends who were also politically active.
Republic of Dreams : Greenwich Village: The American Bohemia, 1910-1960Simon & Schuster #ad - Used book in Good Condition. A thoughtful history of the legendary new York City neighborhood chronicles the Village's role as a bohemian enclave that became the home of and transformed the lives of such individuals as Edna St. Vincent millay, margaret sanger, personal, Eugene O'Neill, Emma Goldman, and Thomas Wolfe, who came to the neighborhood to pursue individual artistic, and political dreams.
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The Wicked PavilionSteerforth #ad - Dennis orphen, as does andy callingham, the writer from Dawn Powell’s Turn, Magic Wheel, makes an appearance here, Powell’s thinly disguised Ernest Hemingway. Life with bob dylan at the beginning in the early 1960s. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The climax of this mercilessly funny novel comes with a party which, “resembles Proust’s last roundup, ” and where one of the partygoers observes, remarked Gore Vidal, “There are some people here who have been dead twenty years.
The Wicked Pavilion #ad - For decades dawn powell was always just on the verge of ceasing to be a cult and becoming a major religion. Gore vidal Used book in Good Condition. The “wicked pavilion” of the title is the café julien, to hatch plots, to cadge money, where everybody who is anybody goes to recover from failed love affairs and to pursue new ones, and to puncture one another’s reputation.