The Magnificent Mrs Tennant: The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame. David Waller

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Gertrude Tennant s life was remarkable for its length (18191918), but even more so for the influence she achieved as an unsurpassed London hostess. The salon she established when widowed in her early fifties attracted legions of celebrities, among them William Gladstone and Benjamin Disraeli, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, Thomas Huxley, John Everett Millais, Henry James, and Robert Browning. In her youth she had a fling with Gustave Flaubert, and in her later years she became the redoubtable mother-in-law to the explorer Henry ...

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The Magnificent Mrs Tennant: The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame. David Waller
2011, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300168976

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The Magnificent Mrs Tennant: The Adventurous Life of Gertrude Tennant, Victorian Grande Dame
2009, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300139358

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