Lady Diana Cooper

Standard Name: Cooper, Lady Diana
Used Form: Diana Cooper, Viscountess Norwich


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Family and Intimate relationships Viola Tree
The wedding attracted so many people that traffic round about St. Martin's Church had for some hours to be diverted.
Beerbohm, Max, editor. Herbert Beerbohm Tree: Some Memories of Him and of His Art. Hutchinson.
The best man was Denys Finch Hatton , a friend of Alan Parsons since...
Friends, Associates Enid Bagnold
During the Second World War EB became friendly with photographer Cecil Beaton (with whom she exchanged plays), Lady Diana Cooper , and actress Dame Edith Evans . Later she also became a friend of MGM
Friends, Associates Iris Tree
Among IT 's close friends were poet, publisher, journalist, and political activist Nancy Cunard , artist and diarist Dora Carrington , socialite Sybil Hart-Davis , and socialite, actress, and memoirist Lady Diana Cooper .
Fielding, Daphne. The Rainbow Picnic. Eyre Methuen.
Literary Setting Enid Bagnold
This novel, which deals with the effects of ageing, centres on the fifty-three-year-old Lady Maclean (modelled on EB 's friend Lady Diana Cooper , who did in fact at this date live in France) and...
Literary Setting Nancy Mitford
Set in Paris, it features a British ambassadress, Lady Leone (said to be modelled on Lady Diana Cooper ), who enjoys her role so much that when her term is over she secretes herself...
Textual Production Iris Tree
Poet John Betjeman wrote a short biographical introduction for the poem, in which he refers to its having been passed around privately before publication. Story has it that the book was finally published at the...
Travel Iris Tree
IT wandered throughout England, Europe, and the USA (where she lived for a while following her first marriage, visiting her small son in England occasionally). During the 1920s she often went to Paris...
Wealth and Poverty Iris Tree
Throughout her adult life, IT struggled with serious financial difficulties. She often received help from family and friends, including her father, her son Ivan, and Dr Rudolf Kommer . Kommer accompanied her and Lady Diana Cooper (formerly Manners)


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