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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Kelly Clark marked it as to-read May 16, No trivia or quizzes yet. Skip to content Skip to search. 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. She was sought after by the wealthiest and most aristocratic of men—and women.

She began her career as a courtesan with the Countess Valtesse de la Bignewho taught Anne-Marie the sahpique and whose monumental bed was made of varnished bronze.


The enterprising Liane quickly and safely skipped off for Paris.

Sirenstone marked it as to-read Nov 20, Although de Pougy was one of the most famous women in France at the time, constantly sought after by saphiqje and titled men, Barney’s audacity charmed and seduced her. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Timali marked it as to-read Jul 10, 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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Paris, Sappho, and Art: Separate different tags with a comma. Petersburg and cabaret clubs in Rome and the French Riviera. The marriage was not a happy one. Amy marked it as to-read May 21, Grasser marked it as to-read Feb 15, Found sapphique these bookshops Searching – please wait The Life of Aleister Crowley.


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None of your libraries hold this item. The University of Melbourne. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The University of Melbourne Library. Pougy, Liane de, Gabriela Molina rated it really liked it Nov 17, In her widowhood, Liane icylle the Dominican order and donned her old name, veil, and habit.

She became involved in the Asylum of Saint Agnes, devoted to the care of children with birth defects. Login to add to list.