Shari Benstock

Standard Name: Benstock, Shari


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Family and Intimate relationships Natalie Clifford Barney
On one of her many visits to Paris,NCB (then in her early twenties) sought out Liane de Pougy , a courtesan from the Parisian demi-monde. Shari Benstock suggests that NCB was attracted to this...
Intertextuality and Influence Natalie Clifford Barney
NCB 's treatment of Sappho was influenced by Les chansons de Bilitis by French writer Pierre Louÿs (1894), a fictional work which purported to be a translation (along with biography, bibliography, and scholarly notes) of...
Occupation Sylvia Beach
Joyce was having trouble getting his latest work, Ulysses, published because of the public outcry against it and the obscenity laws that penalized both the printer and the publisher of material deemed obscene. Harriet Weaver
Occupation Sylvia Beach
Joyce was launching a lawsuit against Samuel Roth at this time for illegally pirating Ulysses in the United States. He stated in a deposition against Roth that the book was not his property but...
Residence Bryher
Shari Benstock explains that the very wealthy Bryher had been advised to move to Switzerland for tax purposes. But Benstock also suggests that Bryher's Swiss home became a creative refuge for her and H. D...


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