Diana Souhami

Standard Name: Souhami, Diana


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Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
VT 's father, George Keppel , was a peer's son who bore the courtesy title of the Honourable. His family had settled in England in the seventeenth century and had served the British royal...
Publishing Gertrude Stein
GS began work on these short stories while she was translating Flaubert 's Trois contes as an exercise.They have been reprinted (in a single volume with Tender Buttons) in the Signet Classics series, with...
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 Violet Trefusis
After the deaths of her parents, VT divided her time between residences and friends in Florence and France. At this stage in her life she focused especially on lavish home restorations.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo.
Biographer Diana Souhami
Textual Features Violet Trefusis
The novel was written in English and is set in Spain. VT 's biographer Diana Souhami suggests that VT wrote herself into this piece as Cécile, an innocent young wife, Vita Sackville-West as both...
Textual Features Violet Trefusis
Sometimes autobiographical in theme, VT 's seven published novels (four in French, three in English) have been connected to the movements of her own life.Jullian remarks that the novels come straight from her address...
Textual Production Violet Trefusis
On 14 May 1918, four days after the end of her first romantic holiday with VT , Vita Sackville-West began writing her novel Challenge (titled Rebellion in its early stages). It is clearly based on...


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Souhami, Diana. Gertrude and Alice. Pandora Press, 1991.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
Souhami, Diana. The Trials of Radclyffe Hall. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1998.