Alice Keppel

Standard Name: Keppel, Alice

Connections

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Cultural formation Violet Trefusis
She was born into an affluent and socially prominent British family with links to the nobility, which made game of contemporary moral codes in private while upholding them in public. She first rebelled against the...
Cultural formation Violet Trefusis
Alice Keppel strongly disapproved of the relationship between Violet and Vita for many reasons, including the threat posed by the growing scandal over it to Sonia Keppel 's upcoming marriage into a staunchly conservative English family.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
167-8
death Violet Trefusis
She died in her mother 's bed. In keeping with her request, her ashes were scattered over her mother's grave in Florence, and at her own home, St Loup.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
306
Dedications Violet Trefusis
VT 's acquaintance Nancy Mitford suggested that VT should call this book Here Lies Madame Trefusis.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
300
In a letter of July 1941, Vita Sackville-West told Trefusis that she ought to dedicate this book...
Dedications Violet Trefusis
VT 's first novel written and published in English, Tandem, dedicated to her mother , was brought out by Heinemann .
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1635 (1 June 1933): 381
Solo: Search Oxford University Libraries Online.
Jullian, Philippe, John Nova Phillips, Violet Trefusis, and Vita Sackville-West. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton, 1976.
74
Holroyd, Michael. “A Tale of Three Novels”. London Review of Books, No. 3, pp. 31 - 2.
31
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
VT 's mother, Alice Frederica (Edmonstone) Keppel , was born in 1869 to Mary Elizabeth (Parsons) and William Edmonstone at Duntreath Castle near Loch Lomond, Scotland.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
15-17
Alice married George Keppel in 1891, but...
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
Sonia Rosemary Keppel , VT 's only sibling, was born in 1900.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
49
Sonia was also a writer. At thirteen she wrote a novel about a loveless marriage: it was burned by her mother ...
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
In Don't Look Round, she remembers that the idea of matrimony crept insidiously into our conversation, because Osbert felt a schoolboy adulation
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
118
for Mrs Keppel , while Violet was infatuated both with Renishaw...
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
In March 1919 VT gave in to her mother 's wishes and agreed to marry Denys Trefusis , a Major in the Royal Horse Guards serving in Belgium, whom Violet met when he returned...
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
Because the Princesse was wealthy, well-connected, and discreet, Alice Keppel had no objection to this affair.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
230
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
VT 's mother, Alice Keppel , died from liver sclerosis in Florence.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
289-90
Friends, Associates Edith Sitwell
ES had many friendships, and there were few notables in the artistic world whom she did not meet. Her friendships were quite volatile, with frequent quarrels, sometimes caused by the practical jokes and the heightened...
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
Violet Keppel (later VT ) became acquainted, initially through her mother 's connections, with Diaghilev , Nijinsky , and Russian prima ballerina Tamara Karsavina , as well as authors George Moore and Hugh Walpole .
Jullian, Philippe, John Nova Phillips, Violet Trefusis, and Vita Sackville-West. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton, 1976.
32-3
Leisure and Society Violet Trefusis
Over three hundred guests attended the coming-out ball of Violet Keppel (later VT ) at 16 Grosvenor Street, which her mother, Alice Keppel , coordinated with military precision.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
107
Leisure and Society Violet Trefusis
VT , like Alice Keppel , spent part of the war at endless parties,
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
281
even if in wartime conditions none of them could compete with her parties at the Eiffel Tower. Her re-entry...

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