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The Resource Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins

Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins

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Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel
Title
Inside the dream palace
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the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel
Statement of responsibility
Sherill Tippins
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Language
eng
Summary
"An icon of American artistic invention, the Chelsea Hotel has been, since its founding by a French socialist utopian in 1884, a cultural dynamo lodged in the very heart of uber-capitalist New York City. Sherill Tippins, author of the acclaimed February House, delivers a lively, masterly history of the Chelsea and of the successive generations of artists who have cohabited and created there, among them John Sloan, Edgar Lee Masters, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Thomas Wolfe, Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Leonard Cohen, Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andy Warhol, Sam Shepard, Sid Vicious, and Dee Dee Ramone. Now as legendary as the artists it has housed and the countless creative collaborations it has sparked, the Chelsea has always stood as a mystery as well: Why and how did this hotel become the largest and longest-lived artists' community of the known world?"-- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
647.94097471
Illustrations
  • illustrations
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  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins
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Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chelsea association -- Coast of Bohemia -- Four saints in three acts -- Howl -- After the fall -- Strange dream -- Price -- Naked lunch -- Mahagonny -- Epilogue: Second life -- Appendix: Cost equivalencies
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ocn862759090
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24 cm
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457 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416527541
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations, plan
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  • (Sirsi) a2330628
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