Angel Dorothy: How an American Progressive Came to Devon

Angel Dorothy: How an American Progressive Came to Devon

by Jane Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783523146
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 06/01/2017
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Jane Brown is the author of 17 books, including The Modern Garden.

Table of Contents

Author's Notes xv

Introduction 1

1 Gilded Angel 8

2 'Dorothy Always Takes the Hard Chair' 19

3 'Destiny and Intricate Affairs' 39

4 Porcelain and Polished Marble 58

5 'DWS, the .Argosy of Grace' 81

6 'All Things Change' 99

7 A School 'Such as Has Not Happened Yet' 115

8 'The Yeast in the Leaven', the Arts Come to Devon 129

9 1935, Sitting for Mr Beaton in Her Schiaparelli Hat 147

10 Mischa and The Possessed 167

11 The Children of Light 187

12 'The Hasting Day' 215

13 The Time of Few Flowers 238

Sources and Further Reading 268

Endnotes 274

Acknowledgements 318

List of Images 320

Index of Persons 322

Supporters 330

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