Carl Van Vechten

Standard Name: Vechten, Carl Van


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Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
Over the years, the old crowd had begun to disperse and the Saturday evening salons were frequented more by writers and less by artists. Although GS had published only a few volumes and had often...
Friends, Associates Isak Dinesen
Dinesen was fascinated by Monroe's prettiness, vitality, and innocence: they reminded her, she said, of a lion cub. The old and the young woman danced together (though not, as legend relates, on the table).
Borne Back Daily. .
5 February 2008
Friends, Associates Zora Neale Hurston
Mason was also the patron of Langston Hughes , Louise Thompson , and others. ZNH 's friends, both black and white, and many of them influential in various ways, also included Carl Van Vechten and...
Occupation Gertrude Stein
At the end of the Second World War, GS and Alice Toklas made friends with a great number of American soldiers who were passing through Culoz. When they finally returned to Paris, the army followed...
Publishing Gertrude Stein
The New York premiere followed by a couple of weeks a performance at Hartford, Connecticut.This publication (which contains an introduction by Carl Van Vechten ) was a slightly abridged reprint of the 1929 version...
Publishing Gertrude Stein
In her will GS instructed her executors, Alice Toklas and Allan Stein , to pay Carl Van Vechten whatever he needed to have all her manuscripts published. Donald Gallup , curator of the Collection of American Literature
Textual Production Gertrude Stein
Carl Van Vechten edited and selected the texts to provide a sample of the various styles and periods of GS 's writings. He puts her in the same category as Joyce , Eliot , and...
Textual Production Gertrude Stein
Things As They Are was GS 's first mature literary work, written in 1903 and originally entitled Q. E. D.
Q. E. D. stands for Quod Erat Demonstrandum (this is what was to be...
Textual Production Gertrude Stein
The series was published under the general editorship of Carl Van Vechten , with an advisory committee whose members were Donald C. Gallup , Donald Sutherland , and Thornton Wilder .
Textual Production Zora Neale Hurston
In this text Hurston traces the inner life of her central character, Arvay Henson. The author told Carl Van Vechten in a private letter that she chose a white heroine because I have hopes of...
Textual Production Zora Neale Hurston
The title quotes from ZNH herself, writing to Carl Van Vechten about her experience while sitting for a photograph that became famous.
Rhodes-Pitts, Sharifa. “Iconography”. Women’s Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 8, pp. 8-9.


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