In New York in her twenties she had a string of lovers, many of them already famous or later to become so. Floyd Dell
, editor, playwright, and novelist, claimed to have been the first...
While in America, SB
became a friend of poet and playwright Witter Bynner
Grant, Joy. Stella Benson: A Biography. Macmillan, 1987.
She had an extremely strong sense of privacy. Though at first she was pleased by the suggestion of an American journalist, Witter Bynner
, that he should interview her, and though she liked him when...
Intertextuality and Influence
The first book that affected PS
deeply was Brontë
's Jane Eyre, with whose protagonist she identified.