Adrienne Monnier

Standard Name: Monnier, Adrienne

Connections

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Education Simone de Beauvoir
As a student SB continued her extra-curricular reading. She discovered, through her cousin Jacques Champigneulles , the moderns: Alain-Fournier , Cocteau , Montherlant , Gide , Claudel , Valéry , Barrès , and Adrienne Monnier .
Beauvoir, Simone de. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. Kirkup, JamesTranslator , Penguin, 2001.
185-6
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Beach
SB ventured into A. Monnier 's bookshop at 7 rue de l'Odéon, and there met Adrienne Monnier , who became her life-long companion.
Beach, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. Harcourt, Brace, 1959.
12-13
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
32
Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Beach
SB moved her belongings into Adrienne Monnier 's apartment at 18 rue de l'Odéon, an arrangement that lasted for fifteen years.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
91, 367
Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Beach
SB was hunting down a copy of Paul Fort 's Vers et prose, and was directed to Monnier's bookshop. She found the shop's owner surprisingly warm and friendly. Adrienne declared that she like[d] America...
Friends, Associates Bryher
Bryher met Sylvia Beach and Adrienne Monnier , her future friends and collaborators, at Beach's Paris bookshop, Shakespeare and Company .
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
85
Friends, Associates H. D.
In the 1920s, while HD and Bryher were living rootlessly, sometimes in London, sometimes in Europe, HD's list of acquaintances grew to include Gertrude Stein , Alice B. Toklas , Ernest Hemingway , James Joyce
Friends, Associates Harriet Shaw Weaver
McAlmon hosted a dinner party which Weaver attended together with Djuna Barnes , William Bird , sculptor Thelma Wood , and Ezra Pound , who mortified her by teasing her, quite without justification, about her...
Health Sylvia Beach
SB had suffered from health problems all her life, but as the responsibilities of owning a bookstore and publishing Ulysses grew, her migraines increased in length and intensity. The headaches began in her pre-teen years...
Leisure and Society Bryher
Becoming Bryher was one way of indicating rejection of patriarchal influences and assertion of feminist connections. Bryher also used her physical appearance to demonstrate her distaste for mainstream images of acceptable upper-class femininity. Noel Riley Fitch
Leisure and Society Sylvia Beach
Valéry read prose pieces: selections from his Alphabet and Fragments du Narcisse. Though he was aging, and did not project or enunciate his words as clearly as Gide, the Friends did not mind, but...
Occupation Bryher
Bryher made a financial commitment to Shakespeare and Company as well: in 1937, for instance, she donated funds covering most of its annual rent, and provided Beach with an expenses fund thereafter.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
373-4
With Monnier
Publishing Sylvia Beach
SB and Adrienne Monnier translated Dorothy Richardson 's About Punctuation in January 1935.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
349
This was printed in the first issue of the new revue Mesures. Mesures was managed by Adrienne Monnier with Jane Van Meter
Publishing Bryher
In her second memoir, Bryher recalls conceiving this war text in October 1940, when she saw a large plaster bulldog
Bryher,. The Days of Mars. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972.
13
placed on guard beside a pile of rubble after a heavy air raid on...
Publishing Sylvia Beach
SB published her French translation of Walt Whitman 's 1856 speech on Ulysses S. Grant , entitled The Eighteenth Presidency, through Adrienne Monnier in an all-American issue of Le Navire d'argent.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
226, 229
Publishing Sylvia Beach
In June 1925, SB and Adrienne Monnier translated into French T. S. Eliot 's poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock for the first edition of Monnier's Le Navire d'argent.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
187
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