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Sydney and Violet : a modernist power couple and their life with Eliot, Proust, Joyce, Huxley, Mansfield, Picasso and the excruciatingly irascible Wyndham Lewis

Author: Stephen Klaidman
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Anchor books edition
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A portrait of the twentieth-century literary couple describes their friendships with personalities ranging from Picasso to Aldous Huxley and provides a social, intellectual, and cultural history of the modernist movement.
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Named Person: Stephen Hudson; Stephen Hudson; Stephen Hudson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Klaidman
ISBN: 9780307742117 0307742113
OCLC Number: 890621171
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 268 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Sydney's travels --
Families --
The modernist world --
The war years --
A volatile relationship --
Annus mirabilis --
A friendship in letters I --
A friendship in letters II --
A falling out --
New friends --
The Apes of God and modernist satire --
Violet alone.
Responsibility: Stephen Klaidman.

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A portrait of the twentieth-century literary couple describes their friendships with personalities ranging from Picasso to Aldous Huxley and provides a social, intellectual, and cultural history of the modernist movement.

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