Nancy Cunard: Heiress, Muse, Political Idealist


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Lois Gordon's absorbing biography tells the story of a writer, activist, and cultural icon who embodied the dazzling energy and tumultuous spirit of her age, and whom William Carlos Williams once called "one of the major phenomena of history." Nancy Cunard (1896-1965) led a life that surpasses Hollywood fantasy. The only child of an English baronet (and heir to the Cunard shipping fortune) and an American beauty, Cunard abandoned the world of a celebrated socialite and Jazz Age icon to pursue a lifelong battle against ...

Nancy Cunard: Heiress, Muse, Political Idealist 2007, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231139380