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Glorious Eccentrics: Modernist Women Painting and Writing

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This book explores the life and art of seven extraordinary womenof the late nineteenth and twentieth century, who had atremendous if not yet fullyacknowledgedimpact on the modernist movement and its reception.Judith Gautier, Suzanne Valadon, Dorothy Bussy, Dora Carrington, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Emily Carr and Claude Cahunwere powerful forcesintheir various fields.Eachliv ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published December 12th 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2006)
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Was expecting a more entertaining look at these women's personal lives. It was so dry I really just skimmed it looking for something good to read... which really didn't happen.
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Mary Ann Caws (born 1933) is an American author, art historian and literary critic

She is currently a Distinguished Professor of English, French and Comparative Literature at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. She is an expert on Surrealism and modern English and French literature, having written biographies of Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, and Henry James. She works on the in
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