Socialite Gone Greek – Ep. 4 Play in new window | DownloadEva Palmer became a footnote to others’ stories despite her projects with ancient Greek culture and the Delphic Festival. She is the first love of Natalie Barney, a muse to Renee Vivien in A Woman Appeared to Me, and that magnificent redhead who preformed a Pierre Louys work withContinue reading “Socialite Gone Greek – Ep. 4”

The Red Duchess – Ep.3 Play in new window | DownloadLily de Gramont survived a terrible marriage to write books, nearly have a political career, and become a bigamist by marrying Natalie Barney. Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way) Elisabeth de Gramont: Avant-gardiste by Francesco Rapazzini Wild Heart: A Life by Suzanne Rodriguez Romaine Brooks: A Life by Cassandra LangerContinue reading “The Red Duchess – Ep.3”

Thief of Souls – Ep. 2 Play in new window | DownloadRomaine Brooks is known for her painting, her nickname from Robert de Montesquiou, and as a lover of 50 years to Natalie Clifford Barney. “There are women whose black eyes sparkle with energy – they make me feel so irredeemably blonde!” – NCB Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way) RomaineContinue reading “Thief of Souls – Ep. 2”

Empress of the Lesbians – Ep. 1 Play in new window | DownloadNatalie Barney wrote novels, hosted a famous salon, and was known primarily for her love life and scandalizing society ladies. “If I had one ambition it was to make my life itself into a poem.” – NCB Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way) Wild Heart: A Life by Suzanne RodriguezContinue reading “Empress of the Lesbians – Ep. 1”