Fri. Jul 19th, 2024
1945 wedding photo of Shirley Temple alongside an 1870s photo of Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud, with Rimbaud's arm around Verlaine's shoulders

Shirley Temple in 1945; Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud modeling hats.

S11E8: Yes I Guess They Oughta Name a Drink After You | Shirley Temple Black & Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud

This week, we’ve got cocktails to go with our profiles! First, Alicia has the trashy divorce – and extraordinary life – of child star and adult diplomat Shirley Temple Black. Stacie has 19th century French poets Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud, whose notorious love affair ended Verlaine’s marriage.


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Alicia’s Receipts

Shirley Temple Black, Hollywood’s Biggest Little Star, Dies at 85 (Published 2014) (nytimes.com)

Why Shirley Temple Quit Hollywood for Politics (biography.com)

How Shirley Temple Went From Movie Star to U.S. Ambassador (newsweek.com)

Before The Good Ship Lollipop, Shirley Temple Did ‘Baby Burlesks’ (time.com)

Little Miss Fix-It: The Remarkable Life of Shirley Temple (vanityfair.com)

Larry King Live with Shirley Temple Black (YouTube link)

Live with Regis & Kathie Lee with Shirley Temple Black (YouTube link)

Stacie’s Receipts

Mathilde Mauté — Wikipédia (fr.wikipedia.org – a translation extension for your browser will help here)

Arts world dismayed at fate of London home of Rimbaud and Verlaine (theguardian.com)

Gun that wounded French poet Rimbaud sold at auction (bbc.com)

Poets and Lovers: Do Rimbaud and Verlaine Belong in France’s Pantheon? (nytimes.com)

Arse Poetica (newyorker.com)

By the Table by Henri Fantin-Latour, 1872 (artsandculture.google.com)

The Very French Fight Over Reuniting Rimbaud and Verlaine in the Pantheon (newyorker.com)

The Savage Experiment: Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine (jstor.org)

Verlaine and Rimbaud: Poets from hell (independent.co.uk)

Arthur Rimbaud (poetryfoundation.org)

Paul Verlaine (poetryfoundation.org)

How 555 nights in jail helped to make Paul Verlaine a ‘prince of poets’ (theguardian.com)

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