Elisabeth de Gramont, Natalie Barney's "eternal mate"

@article{Rapazzini2005ElisabethDG,
  title={Elisabeth de Gramont, Natalie Barney's "eternal mate"},
  author={Francesco Rapazzini},
  journal={South Central Review},
  year={2005},
  volume={22},
  pages={31 - 6}
}
On June 20, 1918, Natalie Clifford Barney stipulated a marriage contract with her life companion, love, and partner: Elisabeth de Gramont, Duchess of Clermont-Tonnerre. This document and the correspondence exchanged between Barney and the Duchess (the first letter was sent in 1909 when the two women met for the first time; the last, a few days before Elisabeth de Gramont's death in 1954) explain without any doubt the secondary position of Romaine Brooks within her relationship with Natalie… 
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