Anatole France

Standard Name: France, Anatole

Connections

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Cultural formation Vernon Lee
In her biography of Lee, Vineta Colby repeats longstanding judgments about the author's sexuality by emphasizing that she made no effort to conceal her attachments to women,
Colby, Vineta. Vernon Lee: A Literary Biography. University of Virginia Press, 2003.
335
but was hesitant about—even repelled by—sexual intimacy...
Family and Intimate relationships A. Mary F. Robinson
AMFR had met the poet Vernon Lee by 1878 (a little earlier than is often supposed), the year she turned twenty-one, since her first publication includes poems addressed to Lee. They became close friends and...
Fictionalization Vernon Lee
Marie Belloc Lowndes , who knew VL fairly well, felt out of sympathy with her frightening erudition and off-putting snobbery—but she was indignant at Anatole France 's caricature of Lee in Le lys rouge.
Lowndes, Marie Belloc. Where Love and Friendship Dwelt. Macmillan, 1943.
177
politics Storm Jameson
While at King's , SJ accepted an invitation to join the Eikonoklasts, a group of men that met for weekly discussion in a campus common-room. Jameson recalled with relish that they were skeptics, unavowed anarchists...
Reception Elizabeth Bowen
Cyril Connolly expressed his admiration in the New Statesman, where he was reviewing a novel for the first time.
Glendinning, Victoria. Elizabeth Bowen. Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
78
The Hotel was the April 1928 selection of the fairly new Book-of-the-Month Club in...
Textual Production Sylvia Pankhurst
In its latter years the Dreadnought took on a more literary tone, featuring stories by Anatole France and poetry by Ezra Pound . One of those who worked on it with SP was Claude McKay
Textual Production Marcel Proust
In his preface, Anatole France attributes to the author a marvelous sense of observation, a flexible, penetrating and truly subtle intelligence.
Carter, William C. Marcel Proust: A Life. Yale University Press, 2000.
212
Reviewers praised MP 's satiric treatment of modern life.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Marie Belloc Lowndes
This book deals very largely with her French extended family, her visits to France as a young adult, and her French social circles. She meant it to dispel certain false ideas, English rather than American...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Natalie Clifford Barney
The first half, devoted to men, describes NCB 's encounters with Oscar Wilde , Anatole France , Remy de Gourmont , Marcel Proust , Gabriele D'Annunzio , Max Jacob , and others. The second part...

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