Elinor Glyn

Elinor Glyn was a British writer best known for pioneering mass-market women's erotic fiction and popularizing the concept of the "It Girl," which had a profound influence on 20th century popular culture and the careers of Gloria Swanson and Clara Bow. In addition to her work as a scriptwriter for silent movies, Glyn was one of the earliest female directors. Elinor Glyn's elder sister was fashion designer Lady Duff-Gordon, who survived the tragic sinking of the Titanic. Over the duration of her...See more