Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940

Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940

by Shari Benstock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0292790406

ISBN-13: 9780292790407

Pub. Date: 01/28/1987

Publisher: University of Texas Press

This is an exploration of the lives and works of some two dozen American, English, and French women whose talent shaped the Paris expatriate experience in the early twentieth century.

Overview

This is an exploration of the lives and works of some two dozen American, English, and French women whose talent shaped the Paris expatriate experience in the early twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292790407
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/1987
Pages:
566
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.64(d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I. Discoveries
    1. Women of the Left Bank
    2. Secret Passages: The Faubourg St. Germain
    3. Simultaneous Existences: Four Lives in St. Germain
    4. From the Left Bank to the Upper East Side: Janet Flanner's Letter from Paris

  • Part II. Settlements
    1. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas: Rue de Fleurus
    2. Sylvia Beach and Adrienne Monnier: Rue de l'Odéon
    3. Djuna Barnes: Rue St.-Romain
    4. Natalie Barney: Rue Jacob

  • Part III. Crossroads
    1. H. D. and Bryher: En passant
    2. At the Sign of the Printing Press: The Role of Small Presses and Little Magazines
    3. Paris Transfer: The 1930s
    4. The City They Left
  • Notes
  • Works Cited and Consulted
  • Index


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