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Sappho Goes to Hollywood : The Girls epub

by Diana McLellan


Sappho Goes to Hollywood : The Girls epub

ISBN: 1861053819

ISBN13: 978-1861053817

Author: Diana McLellan

Category: Memoris

Subcategory: Arts & Literature

Language: English

Publisher: Robson Books (2001)

Pages: 432 pages

ePUB book: 1724 kb

FB2 book: 1336 kb

Rating: 4.4

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Sappho Goes to Hollywood : The Girls.

Sappho Goes to Hollywood : The Girls. The most enjoyable part of this book isn't the shock value of a tell all, but the glimpse into how studio politics, changing moral values, and romantic rivalries combined to drive the careers of these very talented women up but more often down. In many ways a testimonial to the destructive power of the closet and other secrets.

Julie Burchill on The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood, Diana McLellan's look at love among the leading ladies . This book should do him nicely. Diana McLellan is a "reformed gossip columnist" and a contributor to the Ladies Home Journal.

Julie Burchill on The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood, Diana McLellan's look at love among the leading ladies Read the first chapter. In case you're thinking that the latter sounds a bit "Bostonian", the press release hilariously tells us rather more about her husband and her "married daughter Fiona" than we are used to on such occasions. As you might deduce from this, her style is racy and pacy, with little darts of starchiness.

The Girls: Sappho Goes To Hollywood is a 2000 book by Diana McLellan that speculates on a romance between Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich. The Observer found it "purely speculative" and "uncorroborated". Kirkus found it "lively". Publishers Weekly was more approving, saying McLellan was able to "bring a broader context and new sense of scholarship to the subject".

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His view, under a very oo-la-la headline: "ascinating, well-constructed and extremely funny. He's as wonderful as ever. Here is The Man What Am, in today's New York Times "T" mag.

McLellan describes Katz as a "flamboyant Soviet-trained spy and Stalinist . Much of the book is devoted to Garbo.

McLellan describes Katz as a "flamboyant Soviet-trained spy and Stalinist provocateur, a subtle and slippery man of many secrets, many names, many identities. there was Salka Viertel, an actress and screenwriter who became Garbo's most trusted Hollywood confidante. My own fascination with her began in 1972 when I saw six of her movies - Mata Hari, Grand Hotel, Queen Christina, Anna Karenina, Camille, Ninotchka. In the years since, I don't recollect hearing any mention of her lesbianism. The Girls begins with the great Alla Nazimova of the silent screen, whom McLellan calls "the founding mother of Sapphic Hollywood.

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Diana McLellan reveals the complex and intimate connections that roiled behind the public personae of Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Tallulah Bankhead, and the women who loved them. Private correspondence, long-secret FBI files, and troves of unpublished documents reveal a chain of lesbian affairs that moved from the theater world of New York, through the heights of chic society, to embed itself in the power structure of the movie business. The Girls serves up a rich stew of film, politics, sexuality, psychology, and stardom. Kullanıcılar ne diyor? - Eleştiri yazın.

The Girls serves up a rich stew of film, politics, sexuality, psychology, and stardom. Notable media mentions. Diana McLellan reveals the complex and intimate connections that roiled behind the public personae of Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Tallulah Bankhead, and the women who loved them. The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood by Norah Vincent, The Baltimore Sun, September 24, 2000.