Romaine Brooks

Standard Name: Brooks, Romaine

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Natalie Clifford Barney
NCB met painter Romaine Brooks . The women soon began a relationship that lasted until 1969, a year before Brooks' death.
Wickes, George. The Amazon of Letters: The Life and Loves of Natalie Barney. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1976.
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Benstock, Shari. Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940. University of Texas Press, 1986.
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Family and Intimate relationships Natalie Clifford Barney
NCB 's lover the painter Romaine Brooks died, one year after breaking off their fifty-year relationship.
Wickes, George. The Amazon of Letters: The Life and Loves of Natalie Barney. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1976.
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Chalon, Jean. Portrait of a Seductress: The World of Natalie Barney. Barko, CarolTranslator , Crown, 1979.
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Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
VT began an affair with Winnaretta, Princesse de Polignac , an American-born heiress and salonnière whose former lovers included Romaine Brooks and Olga de Meyer .
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
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Friends, Associates Una Troubridge
The couple's circle of friends included many notable women: painter Romaine Brooks , writers Natalie Barney , Violet Hunt , and Iris Tree (daughter of actor Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree), the Duchess Clermont Tonnerre ...
Friends, Associates Radclyffe Hall
During the 1920s, RH and Una Troubridge were friends with a wide range of writers, actors, and artists, including Ida Wylie , Romaine Brooks , Natalie Barney , Noël Coward , Tallulah Bankhead , and...
Literary responses Radclyffe Hall
Romaine Brooks was unhappy with RH 's portrayal of her as Venetia Ford, and wrote that she had been observed with the eye of a sparrow who sees no further than the window pane. I...
Publishing Natalie Clifford Barney
It was published privately by Eric Partridge at the Scholastic Press in London, in a limited edition of 560 copies, with two illustrations by Romaine Brooks .
Barney, Natalie Clifford. Souvenirs indiscrets. Flammarion, 1960.
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Benstock, Shari. Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940. University of Texas Press, 1986.
298
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Djuna Barnes tried unsuccessfully to...
Reception Natalie Clifford Barney
NCB has been a magnet for biographers (recently as the subject with Romaine Brooks of Diana Souhami 's Wild Girls in 2004 and as a minor character in Joan Schenkar 's Truly Wilde: the Unsettling...
Residence Natalie Clifford Barney
NCB and Romaine Brooks , both Fascist sympathisers, moved to the Villa Sant'Agnese just outside Florence in Italy, where they stayed until the end of the Second World War.
Wickes, George. The Amazon of Letters: The Life and Loves of Natalie Barney. G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1976.
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Benstock, Shari. Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940. University of Texas Press, 1986.
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Residence Natalie Clifford Barney
While another of the Paris lesbian circle, Bryher , devoted energy and resources to helping Jews and socialists escape from the countries under totalitarian rule, NCB and Romaine Brooks cared nothing for the fate of...
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 Features Radclyffe Hall
The Forge is a comic exploration of the tensions between creative and domestic life as experienced by its central characters, a married couple who are also a novelist and an artist. Another artist figure in...
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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