Brains Brilliancy Bohemia: Art and Politics in Jazz-Age Chicago Eberhardt Press 2008 includes DVD

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Title: Brains Brilliancy Bohemia: Art and Politics in Jazz-Age Chicago

Author: Marc Moscato (ed.), Franklin Rosemont, Fred Sasaki,

Description: Second Printing, September 2009. Staple bound card covers. Includes the DVD of the short film "The More Things Stay the Same" (a documentary on the life and world of hobo king and prostitute physician, Dr. Ben Reitman). A presentation of photographs and copies of fliers, promotions, and advertising from Chicago's ill-forgotton radical nightclub, The Dill Pickle Club, hobo gatherings, and 1910's-1920's ephemera, and a few essays. Includes a bibliography.

The Dil Pickle Club or Dill Pickle Club was once a popular Bohemian club in Chicago, Illinois between 1917 and 1935. The Dil Pickle was known as a speakeasy, cabaret and theatre and was influential during the "Chicago Renaissance" as it allowed a forum for free thinkers. It was founded and owned by Wobbly John "Jack" Jones and was frequented by popular American authors, activists and speakers.

Binding: Staple bound soft cover

Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Eberhardt Press / Dill Pickle Club

Place: Portland, OR

Year: 2008

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 7.5 x 5.5 inches.

Pages: 83 pages.

Keywords: Hobo College,

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