Digital History at Ursinus

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Romanticizing Subordination: Dodge’s Magical Love Tale Glorifies the Inequality in Heterosexual Bohemian Relationships

Dodge’s “The Eye of the Beholder” depicts the destructive and passionate tendencies of the typical Bohemian…

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Determined to be Dominant, Dodge Falls in Love Despite “Black Widow” Plans

Dodge’s brief and dramatic relationship with Maurice Sterne illustrates how Dodge continued to search for ways a woman could take control in a heterosexual…

Why is Mabel Dodge Writing About Livers?

No, seriously. Why is Mabel Dodge writing about livers? Dodge performed well in a wide range of fields. Dodge was an artist, a reformer, and an overall orchestrator of all things radical about Greenwich…

Mabel Ganson age 5 at the Ganson home in Buffalo New York

News Front the Front as Brought to America by Mabel Dodge

Mabel Dodge seems like the mostly unlikely person to be writing about World War One. Dodge runs in circles of artists like Mina Loy, Lincoln Steffens, and Neith Boyce, who are…

Stein’s Effusions Embody Dodge and the Revolutionary Concept of “The Villa Curonia”

Mabel Dodge was the subject of dozens of portraits by painters, photographers, and perhaps most notably, Gertrude Stein. Stein worked in her medium of…

Mabel Dodge, Everybody’s Muse

Dodge was an individual who was fascinated with making an image of herself. Mabel Dodge was essentially a walking art piece, which might explain why Dodge is not as well known in the present compared to her…

Mabel Dodge Organizes New York City’s First Real “Open Mic?”

Dodge’s memoir shows that she herself didn’t technically coin the title of her gatherings as “Evenings”. But Dodge’s recordings of conversations with Lincoln Steffens…

Edwin Dodge: The Figure Head to the Ship Headed for Divorce

If there ever was a real attraction between Mabel Dodge and Edwin Dodge, it was a brief romp at the very best. Dodge married Edwin almost immediately upon her arrival to Europe. The…

Mabel Dodge and the Steins: The Spirit of “The New”

Among intellectuals, artists, and revolutionaries who passed through the gates of Villa Curonia during Dodge’s time in Florence, the Steins were a pair that stood out. Gertrude Stein is…
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