March 9, 2009

Lions of Literature: Adelheid Duvanel

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7 comments:

  1. Thank you both. The publisher is allowing me to include a story, so watch for it in a day or two.

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  2. Dear Will, I'd like to thank you for your amazing blog (I'm your regular reader), & for this post in particular.
    You open to me so many interesting persons & artistic destinies. Unfortunately, I could not find anything about incredible Adelheid Duvanel in Russian, so decided to translate your post. Hope you won't mind! Thanks once again for your job!

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  3. Glad you are helping to spread the word. We have Gilbert Alter-Gilbert to thank -- I would have missed Duvanel completely without him.

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  4. Just discovered this post about Duvanel because I have a German edition of one of her books that I'm trying to sell and found out on Amazon that it's actually quite valuable. Wondering why, I looked for more information. A sad but common occurence that a poverty-stricken artist's work becomes posthumously valuable. Thinking I should donate the money receive from selling the book.

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  5. W.O.W.
    Thank you for this profile of Adelheid Duvanel. Such a horrible life. Like a bird in the dust on the roadside, I wish I could have picked her up and brought her some peace or comfort.

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