Isadora Duncan

Standard Name: Duncan, Isadora


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Family and Intimate relationships Edith Craig
EC 's brother, Edward Gordon Craig , became a prominent theatre designer. (He is also known for his relationship with Isadora Duncan ).
Friends, Associates Natalie Clifford Barney
By the 1920s the salon attracted an impressive array of prominent writers, artists, and intellectuals, including Paul Valéry , Colette , Jean Cocteau , Gabriele D'Annunzio , Rabindranath Tagore , Ernest Hemingway , F. Scott
Friends, Associates Gladys Henrietta Schütze
GHS also knew and loved the greatOlive Schreiner .
Schütze, Gladys Henrietta. More Ha’pence Than Kicks. Jarrolds.
Vernon Lee , she said, was primarily a friend of her scientist husband; they both stayed with her several times. Schütze pondered the paradox...
Intertextuality and Influence Olive Schreiner
To Vera Brittain and some of her contemporaries, Women and Labour was the Bible of the Women's Movement. It influenced the writings of many early-twentieth-century feminists, including historian Alice Clark and suffragette Constance Lytton
Textual Features B. M. Croker
The hero of this novel (after whom it is titled) is a gentleman who (rather like Terence) has to deal with Anglo-Indian society looking at him askance because he takes a job working on the...


1907: The London County Council banned stage tableaus...

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The London County Council banned stage tableaus or living pictures (erotic in content), and in their place the Palace Theatre engaged Maud Allan as a solo dancer.

1927: Victor Gollancz established his own publishing...

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Victor Gollancz established his own publishing house at 14 Henrietta Street, London.

December 1927: Three months after the dancer Isadora Duncan...

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December 1927

Three months after the dancer Isadora Duncan died at nearly fifty, as melodramatically as she had lived, her autobiography, My Life, appeared from the new publishing firm Gollancz . It became an immediate best-seller...


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