The Salon of Natalie Clifford Barney: An Interview with Berthe Cleyrergue

  title={The Salon of Natalie Clifford Barney: An Interview with Berthe Cleyrergue},
  author={Gloria Feman Orenstein and Berthe Cleyrergue},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={484 - 496}
20 Rue Jacob was the residence of Natalie Clifford Barney, an American who, from 1909 until her death in 1972 at the age of ninety-five, held what has now become one of the great legendary salons of Paris. To this "pavilion," the former residence of Racine as well, I came in August 1977 and discovered that it was still the home of Berthe Cleyrergue, the woman who had faithfully served Natalie Barney for over forty-five years. Returning one week later to interview Berthe Cleyrergue, I realized… 
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Natalie Barney (1876-1972): Writer, salon hostess, and eternal friend. Interview with Jean Chalon

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