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Adventures of the mind

Author: Natalie Clifford Barney
Publisher: New York ; London : New York University Press, 1992.
Series: Cutting edge (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whenever she was in Paris, Natalie Clifford Barney hosted a weekly international salon, receiving such figures as James Joyce, Ezra Pond, Isadora Duncan and Truman Capote. This volume of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Natalie Clifford Barney; Natalie Clifford Barney; Natalie Clifford Barney; Natalie Clifford Barney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalie Clifford Barney
ISBN: 0814711774 9780814711774 0814711782 9780814711781 0814711804 9780814711804
OCLC Number: 25546575
Notes: Translation of: Aventures de l'esprit.
Description: 290 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Karla Jay --
Introduction / Karla Jay --
1. Forewarning --
2. First Adventure: Oscar Wilde in the United States --
3. Pierre Louys circa 1900: Literary Beginnings --
4. Anatole France: Among the Amazons --
5. Remy de Gourmont: The Amazon's Friend --
6. Marcel Proust --
7. Rainer Maria Rilke: Belated Appreciation --
8. Fleg, Then Zangwill, Then Fleg --
9. Gabriele D'Annunzio: At Home --
10. Max Jacob --
11. Doctor Jesus-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 --
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 by Magdeleine Marx Paz --
28. P.P.C.: Leave-Taking.
Series Title: Cutting edge (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Aventures de l'esprit.
Responsibility: Natalie Clifford Barney ; translated with annotations by John Spalding Gatton.

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