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A Not Shrinking Violet – Ep.25

https://parislesbospodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Violet-Episode-Audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadViolet Trefusis was a famously passionate writerly footnote in the love affair of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West courtesy of the character of Sasha in Woolf’s Orlando, but who exactly was the woman behind the portrait, the woman who famously said, “Across my life only one word will beContinue reading “A Not Shrinking Violet – Ep.25”

Music’s Muse- Ep.24

Winnaretta Singer funded a wide range of causes, notably a musical salon where her protégés included Debussy and Ravel, and numerous public health projects in Paris, but she also had outraged husbands yell dueling challenges under her windows when she stole their wives.

“American Sappho” – Ep.23

https://parislesbospodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Millay-Finished-Audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadFamous and then forgotten in her own time, Edna St. Vincent Millay is well known today, and you’ve probably heard her poetry before, such as: “My candle burns at both ends;It will not last the night;But ah, my foes and oh my friends—It gives a lovely light!” While primarilyContinue reading ““American Sappho” – Ep.23″

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