Rhythm & Verse: A Literary and Music Salon

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Want to know more about the history of cultural salons?
Check out the resources and references we used
and their links to many more!

Sophie's Music Salon
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• History Resources

A Brief (But Mostly True) History of Salons and Famous Salons & People Who Attended Salons: http://www.kaschaandjohn.com/salon/index.html

About Salons by Beth Gersh-Nesic: www.arthistory.about.com/od/glossary_s/a/s_salon.htm

Arabic Literary Salons in the Islamic Middle Ages; Poetry, Public Performance, and the Presentation of the Past by Samer M. Ali, (2010) Notre Dame Press - a review: http://www.indiana.edu/~jofr/review.php?id=1223

Berlin Salons: Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Century: http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/berlin-salons-late-eighteenth-to-early-twentieth-century

Blue Stockings Society, Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Stockings_Society and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluestocking

Early Romantics and the Salons of 19th Century Europe by John Funk: www.amsinternational.org/romantics.htm

History of Salons Power Point Presentation at: http://www.osborne-conant.org/Taos.htm

Interviews with authors of 'The Power of Conversation by Daniel Harkett in 'Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, a journal of nineteenth century visual culture: http://www.19thc-artworldwide.org/index.php/autumn05/204-the-power-of-conversation-jewish-women-and-their-salons

Jewish Women early 19th century in Art and Architecture, mainly: http://melbourneblogger.blogspot.com/2008/11/jewish-women-and-their-salons.html (lovely pictures)

Khaldi, Boutheina (2008) Arab Women Going Public: Mayy Ziyadah and her Literary Salon in a Comparative Context (Thesis, Indiana University

Kings and Desperate Men: Life in Eighteenth-Century England by Louis Kronenberger and Justin Lyongs (2009)

Lucia Re, "The Salon and Literary Modernism: Proust, Wilde, Stein," in Bilski and Braun, Jewish Women and Their Salons, 171.

Mabel Dodge Luhan and the Remarkable Women of Taos: http://mabeldodgeluhan.blogspot.com/search?q=salons%3A+mabel+dodge+luhan+and+two+remarkable+women+of+taos

Music in the Salons of Central and South-Eastern Europe by Haiganus Preda-Schimek: http://www.kakanien.ac.at/beitr/fallstudie/HPreda-Schimek1.pdf

New York Times - 'Origin of the Blue-stockings. Article published April 17, 1881: http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F30C14FD385B1B7A93C5A8178FD85F458884F9

Salka Viertel video: www.vimeo.com/13557329

Salon (gathering) in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salon_%28gathering%29 (includes paintings of famous salons)

Seen and Heard, the Literary Salon Scene in Brooklyn: http://brooklynbased.com/blog/2013/01/18/seen-and-heard-the-literary-salon-scene/

Tea and Talk - Jewish Museum of Berlin: http://www.jmberlin.de/main/EN/01-Exhibitions/03-RRLC/01-stories/tea.php

The Age of Enlightenment: http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Age_of_Enlightenment.html

The Bluestockings. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, Volume XI: http://www.bartleby.com/221/1501.html

The Blue Stocking History and information about a present day adaptation! For those who enjoy burlesque with brains, the bluestockings welcome you to join their own wayward spin on a women's institute for the night as they challenge your assumptions. .http://bluestockingssociety.wordpress.com/the-blue-stocking-history/ See: Blue Stockings, Brains and Bad Behaviour

Cabaret artist Tricity Vogue, co-founder of Night of The Blue Stockings, explores her gathering's historical origins
Published in the Erotic Review, Stockings Issue, Autumn 2010 http://www.eroticreviewmagazine.com/

The Haskalah by Shira Schoenberg in the Jewish Virtual Library: http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/Haskalah.html

"The Power of Conversation: Jewish Women and Their Salons," in Jewish Women and Their Salons: The Power of Conversation, Emily D. Bilski and Emily Braun, with contributions by Leon Botstein, Shira Brisman, Barbara Hahn, and Lucia Re (New York: The Jewish Museum; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005)

Twentieth and 21st Century Salons You'd Kill to Get in on: http://flavorwire.com/412704/10-20th-and-21st-century-salons-youd-kill-to-get-in-on/

Visit some of History's Most Famous Salons: http://flavorwire.com/384141/visit-some-of-historys-most-famous-literary-salons/3/ (More paintings and pictures)

What's a Bluestocking? http://www.basbleu.com/info/bluestocking.hzml

Women's literary salons and societies in the Arab World from Wikipedia ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_Literary_Salons_and_Societies_in_the_Arab_World