Adventures of the mind

Author
Barney, Natalie [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York University Press 1992
Description
1 online resource (248 p.)

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Series
The Cutting Edge
Summary note
In this book, Barney explores her family tree, chronicles her friendships and associations through reprinted correspondence and recreated conversations, and evokes the golden age of her salon in gallery of literary portraits.
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This eBook is made available Open Access under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license:
Contents
  • Frontmatter
  • Editorial Board
  • The Cutting Edge: Lesbian Life and Literature General Editor: Karla Jay
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword
  • A Note on the Translation
  • Introduction
  • 1. Forewarning
  • Part One
  • 2. First Adventure: Oscar Wilde in the United States
  • 3. Pierre Louÿs circa 1900: Literary Beginnings
  • 4. Anatole France: Among the Amazons
  • 5. Remy de Gourmont: The Amazons Friend
  • 6. Marcel Proust
  • 7. Rainer Maria Rilke: Belated Appreciation1
  • 8. Fleg, Then Zangwill, Then Fleg
  • 9. Gabriele D'Annunzio: At Home
  • 10. Max Jacob
  • 11. Doctor Jésus-Christ Mardrus
  • 12. The Critical State of Andre Rouveyre
  • 13. Paul Valery: The Dawn of an Academician: An Attempt at Clarification
  • 14. Legends and Anecdotes, Translators and Detractors
  • Part Two
  • 15. An Academy of Women: Foreword
  • 16. Lucie Delarue-Mardrus, President
  • 17. English Bohemian Life and Anna Wickham
  • 18. Colette
  • 19. Rachilde
  • 20. Aurel: Festival in Return
  • 21. Mina Loy
  • 22. Elisabeth de Gramont
  • 23. Djuna Barnes
  • 24. Gertrude Stein
  • 25. Romaine Brooks: The Case of a Great Painter of the Human Face
  • 26. Renee Vivien
  • 27. Retrospective of Marie Leneru
  • 28. P.P.C.: heave-Taking
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
ISBN
0-8147-8728-2
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