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Alma Mahler, muse to genius

from fin-de-siècle Vienna to Hollywood"s heyday

by Karen Monson

  • 30 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts,
  • Biographies,
  • Femmes (Épouses),
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Wives

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaren Monson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDB844.M34 M66 1983, ML429.M2 M7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24744675M
    ISBN 100395322138
    ISBN 109780395322130
    LC Control Number83008604
    OCLC/WorldCa9575412

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    Of all the colorful figures on the twentieth-century European cultural scene, hardly anyone has provoked more polarity than Alma Schindler Mahler Gropius Werfel (), mistress to a long succession of brilliant men and wife of three of the best known: composer Gustav Mahler, architect Walter Gropius and writer Franz Werfel. To her admirers Alma was a self-sacrificing socialite who 3/5(12). Karen Monson is the author of Alban Berg ( avg rating, 15 ratings, 1 review, published ) and Alma Mahler, Muse to Genius ( avg rating, 17 rat /5.

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Out of 5 stars Alma Mahler: Muse to Alma Mahler. Reviewed in the United States on Verified Purchase. The lyrics claim that Alma possesses the secret to attracting brilliant men. Manipulative behavior and unpredictability plus a great deal of wealth in owning property is Alma's secret and I don't envy her ability at deception.

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Monson's Alban Berg () was a serviceably informative biography, despite the lack of style or insight; here, however, applied to the less substantial, more emotional life of Alma Mahler Gropius Werfel (), Monson's bland, superficial approach results in a dullish book of minimal value.

Adored daughter of a celebrated Austrian painter who died when she was twelve, Alma Schindler was. ALMA MAHLER MUSE TO GENIUS Download Alma Mahler Muse To Genius ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Muse to genius book Format.

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While other biographers have portrayed Alma as a "muse" inspiring male genius (e.g., Karen Monson's Alma Mahler: Muse to Genius; From Fin-de-Siecle Vienna to Hollywood's Heyday, LJ 9/1/83), Giroud is more cynical, portraying her as a "man-hungry beauty," a "siren" seeking "dominance over men," a "goddess who made gods of her lovers," and a "ruthless queen."Cited by: 2.

La Grande Veuve Alma, a muse who inspired genius 3. Save The Life of Alma Mahler by Cate Haste e-book £ To order from the Telegraph for £, call /5. Alma Mahler, muse to genius: from fin-de-siècle Vienna to Hollywood's heyday by Monson, KarenPages:   “Suddenly,” Alma reported of their first meeting in“he pulled me into his arms.

For me it was a strange, almost shocking and violent hug.” In Alma Mahler, Muse to Genius: From Fin-de-Siècle Vienna to Hollywood’s heyday by Karen Monson (), we read that having squired Mahler, Kokoschka was more than a tad possessive towards her.

Alma Mahler: Muse to Genius. by Monson, Karen: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Alma Mahler- Muse to Genius: From Fin-de-Siecle Vienna to Hollywood's Heyday by Monson Karen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Monson, Karen.

Alma Mahler, muse to genius. London: Collins,© But that very ordinariness is what makes this book so fascinating: that alongside genius lies its twin of conventionality expressed in those unguarded moments between intimates. The collection of letters span just over a decade: From Mahler's courtship of Alma Mahler in.

Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel (born Alma Margaretha Maria Schindler; 31 August – 11 December ) was a Viennese-born composer, author, editor and fifteen, she was mentored by Max lly active from her early years, she was the composer of at least 17 songs for voice and : Alma Margaretha Maria Schindler, 31.

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Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Best Reviews: 4. Buy Alma Mahler: Muse to Genius first Edition by Karen Monson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Karen Monson. Born in and living untilAlma Schindler Mahler Gropius Werfel lived a long life.

She lived through two world wars, outlasted two husbands (Mahler and Werfel), divorced another one (Gropius), was constantly unfaithful, drank too much, was a virulent anti-Semite despite marrying two Jewish men and having affairs with many more, was emotionally abusive to pretty much every one around /5.

Get this from a library! Alma Mahler, muse to genius: from fin-de-siècle Vienna to Hollywood's heyday. [Karen Monson] -- "Alma Maria Mahler Gropius Werfel (born Alma Maria Schindler; 31 August ? 11 December ) was a Viennese-born socialite well known in her youth for her beauty and vivacity.

She became the wife.A LMA MAHLER was the supreme femme fatale of earlyth-century Vienna. From composers to priests, artists to architects, scientists to writers, she conquered hearts—and broke them.“Alma Mahler’s unexpected, often heartbreaking journey from muse to independence comes to vivid, dramatic life in Mary Sharratt’s ECSTASY.

Sharratt skillfully evokes turn-of-the-century Vienna and the musical genius of the era, returning Alma to her rightful place in history as both the inspiration to the men in her life and a gifted.