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Gluck : her biography

Author: Diana Souhami
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2013. ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As stubborn as she was gifted, as fierce as she was tender, and notorious for her mannish dress that was provocative and chic in equal measure, Gluck was an artist and a rebel. Born Hannah Gluckstein in 1895 into the family that founded the J. Lyons & Co. catering company, she had passionate affairs with society women such as Constance Spry and exhibited her portraits, flower paintings and landscapes in 'one man'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gluck; Gluck; Gluck
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Souhami
ISBN: 9781780878881 1780878885
OCLC Number: 812688615
Notes: Originally published: London : Pandora, 1988.
Description: 421 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Contents: A Personal Note. 'Gluck, no prefix, no quotes'. REBELLION 1895-1936: 'The Family'. Stage and country. Bolton House. White Flowers. The Gluck Frame. LOVE 1936-1944: 'YouWe'. Roots and brambles. Blaze with a fire. The Queen wore peacock blue. 'the brind and the wheeze'. The war effort. The war within. THE FACTS OF LIFE 1945-1978: The eternal triangle. Yeats's bones. Cosmic injustice. The paint war. Lacuna. A retrospective view. The dying of the light. Afterword. Notes. Bibliography. Works Illustrated. Index.
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