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Women, Citizenship, and Sexuality: The Transnational Lives of Ren?e Vivien, Romaine Brooks, and Natalie Barney

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Until well into the twentieth century, the claims to citizenship of women in the US and in Europe have come through men (father, husband); women had no citizenship of their own. The case studies of three expatriate women (Ren???e Vivien, Romaine Brooks, and Natalie Barney) illustrate some of the consequences for women who lived independent lives. To begin with, the books traces the way that ideas about national belonging shaped gay male identity in the nineteenth century, before showing that such a discourse was not ...

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Women, Citizenship, and Sexuality: The Transnational Lives of Renee Vivien, Romaine Brooks, and Natalie Barney 2021, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781789628128

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