Holy Skirts: A Novel Of A Flamboyant Woman Who Risked All For Art

Rene Steinke

Anno: 2006
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 368 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 210 x 163 mm
Peso: 274 gr.
  • EAN: 9780060778019
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National Book Award FinalistNo one in 1917 New York had ever encountered a woman like the Bar-oness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven -- poet, artist, proto-punk rocker, sexual libertine, fashion avatar, and unrepentant troublemaker. When she wasn't stalking the streets of Greenwich Village wearing a brassiere made from tomato cans, she was enthusiastically declaiming her poems to sailors in beer halls or posing nude for Man Ray or Marcel Duchamp. In an era of brutal war, technological innovation, and cataclysmic change, the Baroness had resolved to create her own destiny -- taking the center of the Dadaist circle, breaking every bond of female propriety . . . and transforming herself into a living, breathing work of art.