(Mary) (Jacob) Caresse Crosby Biography

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Although only a minor poet in her own right, Caresse Crosby had a significant impact on modern literature. With her husband, Harry Crosby, and later on her own, she published and promoted many of the early modernists. The Crosbys' Black Sun Press produced works by D.H. Lawrence, Kay Boyle, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, and Hart Crane, and in the 1930s, Caresse Crosby established Crosby Continental Editions to print inexpensive paperback editions of American and French novels. As editor and publisher of Portfolio: An Intercontinental Review (1945-1948), Crosby fostered the continued exchange of ideas between writers and artists in France and America. In addition to her publishing ventures, Crosby also supported avant-garde art through her sponsorship of individuals, through exhibits at her Crosby Gallery of Modern Art in Washington, D.C., during the 1940s, and through her establishment of an artists' colony in Rocca Sinibalda, Italy...

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