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The Heart to Artemis: A Writer's Memoirs

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"A work so rich in interest, so direct, revealing, and, above all, thought-provoking that this reader found it the most consistently exciting book of its kind to appear in many years."-The New York Times

Bryher(1894-1985)-adventurer, novelist, publisher-flees Victorian Britain for the raucous streets of Cairo and sultry Parisian cafes. Amidst the intellectual circles of the twenties and thirties, she develops relationships with Marianne Moore, Freud, Paul Robeson, her longtime partner H.D., Stein, and others. This compelling memoir reveals Bryher's exotic childhood, her impact on modernism, and her sense of social justice-helping over 100 people escape from the Nazis.

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"Out of Africa" meets "Moveable Feast" in this swashbuckling memoir of courage, literary passion, and adventure.

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Bryher — adventurer, novelist, publisher — flees Victorian Britain for the raucous streets of Cairo and the sultry Parisian cafes. Amidst the intellectual circles of the twenties and thirties, she develops relationships with her longtime partner H. D., and with Marianne Moore, Ernest Hemingway, Sigmund Freud, Gertrude Stein, Man Ray, and others. This compelling memoir reveals Bryher's exotic childhood, her impact on modernism, and her sense of social justice-helping over 100 people escape from the Nazis while fleeing the war herself.

About the Author

Bryher (1894-1983) was the companion of poet H.D. and was critically acclaimed for her historical novels and memoirs. She supported cultural icons as diverse as Marianne Moore, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin through her philanthropy, and as a publisher and film producer in the 1920s and 1930s. In the late 1930s, she helped save over 100 people from the Nazis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781930464087
Author:
Bryher
Publisher:
Paris Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Social Scientists & Psychologists
Subject:
Novelists, English
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Social Scientists and Psychologists
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paris Press
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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"Out of Africa" meets "Moveable Feast" in this swashbuckling memoir of courage, literary passion, and adventure.
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Bryher — adventurer, novelist, publisher — flees Victorian Britain for the raucous streets of Cairo and the sultry Parisian cafes. Amidst the intellectual circles of the twenties and thirties, she develops relationships with her longtime partner H. D., and with Marianne Moore, Ernest Hemingway, Sigmund Freud, Gertrude Stein, Man Ray, and others. This compelling memoir reveals Bryher's exotic childhood, her impact on modernism, and her sense of social justice-helping over 100 people escape from the Nazis while fleeing the war herself.
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