Jeanne Duval

Standard Name: Duval, Jeanne


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Family and Intimate relationships Charles Baudelaire
In 1842 he began a relationship with the mixed-race actress Jeanne Duval (who a century and a half later was transformed into the narrator of Angela Carter 's title story in her Black Venus...
Textual Production Maud Sulter
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery featured MS 's exhibition entitled Jeanne Duval : a Melodrama, and published at Edinburgh her related text bearing the same title.
British Library Catalogue.
Donald, Ann. “Tracing the thin black line”. Scotland on Sunday.
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Angela Carter
Black Venus re-interprets actual women of history whose public image has been demonized, like Lizzie Borden the alleged of murderess and Jeanne Duval (a mixed-race woman who suffered from syphilis, mistress and muse of Charles Baudelaire
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Maud Sulter
Pursuing her established interest in the Black presence in Europe, MS here relates the story of Duval , mistress of the French poet Charles Baudelaire , the Black Venus of his poetry, who was fictionalised...


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