Nancy Cunard was a British writer, heiress and political activist who fought racism and fascism in the 20th century. She was a muse to many prominent writers and artists, such as Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound and Louis Aragon. She also founded her own publishing company, Hours Press, and wore jewellery inspired by African culture.
- Writer, Political activist
5 de mar. de 2023 · Nancy Cunard, pictured here in 1932, might be best known today as a rebel heiress, but in her day she was a pioneering publisher, an accomplished poet, and a crusader for equality who was well ...
Nancy Cunard was a dazzling beauty, heiress to a famous shipping line, and the toast of European society. She had a massive rebellious streak, a chaotic family life, and a tragic end. Learn 12 facts about her life, from her childhood to her death, that reveal her struggles and secrets.
10 de mar. de 2022 · Shipping heiress Nancy Cunard, pictured here in Paris in 1930, helped create the activist model for modern it girls. She’s among the women whose lives are chronicled in Laura Thompson’s new ...
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London, 1896–Paris, 1965. Nancy Cunard was an important member of avant-garde circles in London and Paris as well as a poet, publisher, and collector of Dada, Surrealism, and African art. The great-granddaughter of the founder of Cunard Line, an international shipping corporation, Cunard was an aristocrat and educated privately.
2 de dez. de 2021 · More written about than read, more notorious than known, the British heiress Nancy Cunard has much to tell us and warn us against. She was born in 1896 into the Cunard shipping fortune and raised in the English countryside by a loving but distant father and a status-conscious, American-born mother—an unlikely background for a ...