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Finding the Woman Who Didn't Exist: The Curious Life of Gisele D'Estoc

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Finding the Woman Who Didn't Exist: The Curious Life of Gisele D'Estoc - Hawthorne, Melanie C
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Gis???le d'Estoc was the pseudonym of a nineteenth-century French woman writer and, it turns out, artist who, among other things, was accused of being a bomb-planting anarchist, the cross-dressing lover of writer Guy de Maupassant, and the fighter of at least one duel with another woman, inspiring Bayard's famous painting on the subject. The true identity of this enigmatic woman remained unknown and was even considered fictional until recently, when Melanie C. Hawthorne resurrected d'Estoc's discarded story from the annals ...

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Finding the Woman Who Didn't Exist: The Curious Life of Gisele D'Estoc 2013, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803240346

Hardcover