Aleister Crowley

Standard Name: Crowley, Aleister


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Friends, Associates Mary Butts
In Paris in the 1920s MB engaged with other modernist writers and literary people, including James Joyce , Djuna Barnes , Robert McAlmon , Ford Madox Ford , Bryher , Peggy Guggenheim , Ethel Colburn Mayne
Friends, Associates Nina Hamnett
In Paris NH quickly re-acquainted herself with old friends and met new ones, re-establishing her presence at the popular cafés. She re-connected with Marie Wassilieff , Zadkine , Brancusi , Aleister Crowley , and others...
Reception Nina Hamnett
The Times reported that a libel action by Aleister Crowley had compelled the publisher Constable to halt all sales of NH 's Laughing Torso. Crowley asserted that anecdotes therein about himself had not a...
Textual Features Margery Lawrence
This volume unfolds within the stories-as-told-to framing device. The detective Miles Pennoyer relates his adventures in investigating strange phenomena to Latimer, a professional writer.
Pringle, David, editor. St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost & Gothic Writers. St James Press.
Pennoyer's endeavour is to quell supernatural disturbances by healing the experiential...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Nina Hamnett
This book is highly readable: its fast-paced, witty narrative conducted in short sentences with few dates and even less of explanation or embroidery. NH is positively off-hand about such important topics as her early relations...
Travel Mary Butts
After separating from her husband, MB left her daughter Camilla with a friend and went with Maitland to Paris, before embarking with him on further travels. Throughout the 1920s she moved back and forth...


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