Natalie’s insouciance charmed her, and their brief relationship was the inspiration for Liane’s roman à clef, Idylle Saphique (Sapphic. Idylle saphique has 4 ratings and 0 reviews: Published March 6th by Alteredit, Paperback. Paris: Librarie de la Plume pp. Item # Liane de Pougy was a famed courtesan of Belle Èpoque France and Folies Bergères dancer, one of the .

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Within an hour, Anne Marie was on her way to Paris, leaving her infant son with his father, who in turn sent his son to live with the boy’s grandparents, in Suez.

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The enterprising Liane quickly and safely skipped off for Paris. This single location in All: She was found in bed with her marquis, whereupon her husband shot at them both.

Sirenstone marked it as to-read Nov 20, Gabriela Molina rated it really liked it Nov 17, Login to add to list. After moving to Paris, from her position at the Folies she became a noted demimondaineand a rival of ” La Belle Otero “.

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Nikki marked it as to-read Nov 26, Mz marked it as to-read May 28, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Describing herself as vain but not a fool, Anne-Marie cultivated an interest in paintings, books and poetry, but avoided intellectual depth, which she considered dull. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Refresh and try again.

Trivia About Idylle saphique. Paris, Sappho, and Art: She began her career as a courtesan with the Countess Valtesse de la Bignewho taught Anne-Marie the profession and whose monumental bed was made of varnished bronze.

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It is said that the groom was a brute and abused her — she wore the scar of his beatings on her breast for the rest of her life. Maddieson marked it as to-read Nov saphiqeu, Book Portrait marked it as to-read Nov 30, Liane cemented her career when the Prince of Wales, who happened to be in Paris the night of her debut, accepted her bold request for him to watch her performance. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Lily Patchett marked it as to-read Sep 16, Skip to content Skip to search. Liane de Pougy by Paul Nadar. Perdurabo, Revised and Expanded Edition: But behind her was a maid bearing a large velvet cushion on which as piled a glittering mound of her entire jewel collection. Pougy, Liane de, American heiress and writer Natalie Clifford Barney was her most ardent and scandalous of female suitors.

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Liane de Pougy

In her widowhood, Liane rejoined the Dominican order and donned her old name, veil, and habit. Home This edition, French, Book edition: Amy marked it as to-read May 21, The two were said to have had deep feelings for each other for the remainder of their lives. When her husband found them in bed together he shot her with a revolver, wounding her on the wrist. Although de Pougy was one of the most famous women in France at the time, constantly sought after by wealthy and titled men, Barney’s audacity charmed and seduced her.

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