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“Partout Etrangère”: Romaine Brooks

Melanie C. Hawthorne

in Women, Citizenship, and Sexuality: The Transnational Lives of Renée Vivien, Romaine Brooks, and Natalie Barney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789628128
eISBN:
9781800852105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789628128.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The case of Romaine Brooks (1874-1970) illustrates the loss of autonomy and self-definition that women may experience as a result of not having a claim to citizenship in their own right. Drawing on ... More


Ida the Sapphic Fetish

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores Ida Rubinstein’s expression of Sapphic desire in her performance of the narcissus plucking in Perséphone. The chapter begins by describing the culture of Sapphic modernism in ... More


Women, Citizenship, and Sexuality: The Transnational Lives of Renée Vivien, Romaine Brooks, and Natalie Barney

Melanie C. Hawthorne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789628128
eISBN:
9781800852105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789628128.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Until well into the twentieth century, the claims to citizenship of women in the US and in Europe have come through men (father, husband); women had no citizenship of their own. The case studies of ... More


The Male Martyr

Toni Bentley

in Sisters of Salome

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes Ida Rubenstein's affairs with Englishman Walter Guinness and American heiress Romaine Brooks. Romaine, a painter of extraordinary vision, saw in Ida a model for her ideal of ... More


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