Adventures of the Mind: The Memoirs of Natalie Clifford Barney

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NYU Press, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 290 pages
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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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Contents

Forewarning
19
Oscar Wilde in the United States
31
Among the Amazons
45
Marcel Proust
57
Belated Appreciation
68
Fleg Then Zangwill Then Fleg
75
1o Max Jacob
86
Doctor JésusChrist Mardrus
92
Colette
151
Rachilde
153
Festival in Return
155
Mina Loy
158
Elisabeth de Gramont
161
Djuna Barnes
165
Gertrude Stein
171
The Case of a Great Painter of the Human Face
180

The Critical State of André Rouveyre
96
The Dawn of an Academician An Attempt at Clarification
102
Legends and Anecdotes Translators and Detractors
124
Part
131
Foreword
133
Lucie DelarueMardrus President
141
English Bohemian Life and Anna Wickham
144
Renée Vivien
184
Retrospective of Marie Lenéru by Magdeleine Marx Paz
191
LeaveTaking
197
Notes
199
Bibliography
269
Index
279
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