Janet Flanner

Standard Name: Flanner, Janet

Connections

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death Nancy Cunard
By the time of her death, she was incoherent and unable to walk. She was hospitalized in Paris by police, who found her collapsed in the street. She had been on her way to visit...
Friends, Associates Nancy Cunard
NC established important relationships in Paris: with Dadaist Tristan Tzara , Louis Aragon , American writers Janet Flanner and Solita Solano , and photographer Man Ray .
Clements, Patricia. “’Transmuting’ Nancy Cunard”. Dalhousie Review, pp. 188 -14.
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During the second world war she became...
Literary responses Djuna Barnes
Natalie Barney was delighted with Ladies Almanack, as were Janet Flanner and Solita Solano .
Herring, Phillip. Djuna: The Life and Work of Djuna Barnes. Penguin, 1995.
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Lanser, Susan Sniader, and Djuna Barnes. “Introduction”. Ladies Almanack, New York University Press, 1992, p. xv - li.
xxxiii-xxxiv
Occupation Sylvia Beach
This was the first American bookstore in Paris. It became a focal point of French and American literary activities. In the summer of 1921 the bookstore moved to 12 rue de l'Odéon.
Beach, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. Harcourt, Brace, 1959.
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For...
Publishing Leonora Carrington
She offered the manuscript to Janet Flanner , who then worked in publishing, but Flanner rejected it. Written in English, this version of the memoir is not extant, but subsequent versions were completed and published.
Warner, Marina, and Leonora Carrington. “Introduction”. Down Below, New York Review of Books, 2017, p. vii - xxxvii.
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Carrington, Leonora, and Marina Warner. Down Below. New York Review of Books, 2017.
69
Publishing Sybille Bedford
She had already contributed an article on him to a volume edited by Julian Huxley in 1965: Aldous Huxley, 1894-1963. A Memorial Volume. She later referred to her work on the biography as a...
Publishing Colette
This was translated into English (as Claudine at School) by Janet Flanner in 1930 and by Antonia White in 1956 (several times reprinted).
British Library Catalogue.
It was followed the next year by Claudine à Paris...
Publishing Colette
This was a much-revised version of the much earlier Ces Plaisirs, translated into English in 1934 (which also included material on famous female-oriented women, like the Ladies of Llangollen). Le Pur et l'Impur...
Reception Sylvia Beach
Le Mercure de France published its homage to SB , with essays and poems by T. S. Eliot , Janet Flanner , André Gide , James Joyce , Gertrude Stein and others.
Mathews, Jackson, and Maurice Saillet. Sylvia Beach 1887-1962. Mercure de France, 1963.
cover and prelims
Textual Features Djuna Barnes
Structured as a monthly chronicle, Ladies Almanack is a satiric lesbian cosmology based on Natalie Barney and her circle in Paris. Among its characters are Patience Scalpel, based on Mina Loy , Lady Buck-and-Balk and...
Textual Production Gertrude Stein
The first volume in the Yale Edition of Gertrude Stein's Unpublished Writings, Two: Gertrude Stein and her Brother, was published posthumously with a foreword by Janet Flanner .
Wilson, Robert Alfred. Gertrude Stein: A Bibliography. Phoenix Bookshop, 1974.
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OCLC WorldCat.
Wealth and Poverty Djuna Barnes
By this time she relied on stipends from Peggy Guggenheim and Natalie Barney in order to live. She also received money from Samuel Beckett , Janet Flanner , and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters

Timeline

1925
The Black US singer Josephine Baker , aged nineteen, met with phenomenal success in Paris; she was seen as exemplifying the Jazz Age on one hand and a new racial consciousness on the other.