Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker in Her Time

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A poor black girl from St. Louis, the nineteen-year-old Josephine Baker, arrives in Paris in 1925; and with her first appearance in 'La Revue Negre' - wearing only a skirt of feathers - she established herself as an outrageously potent symbol of sexuality and became an international star.

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Phyllis Rose is the author of Woman of Letters: A Life of Virginia Woolf, and of the highly acclaimed Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages, which established her as a biographer of the first rank. She has taught literature at the Wesleyn University since 1969, and has written essays, reviews, and articles for many publications. She lives in Middletown, Connecticut.

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Published by Vintage Books / Random House (1991)
ISBN 10: 009986200X ISBN 13: 9780099862000
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