Fania Marinoff by Arnold Genthe in 1913
|Born||March 20, 1890
Odessa, Russian Empire
|Died|| (aged 81)
Englewood, New Jersey
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Spouse(s)||Carl Van Vechten (1914-1964)|
Born in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Ukraine), she was the youngest of 13 siblings. She came to the United States as a young child with her elder brother Louis, whom she lived with until she joined a traveling play company around the age of fourteen. She married Carl Van Vechten in 1914. They had met two years earlier, and their marriage lasted over 50 years, despite rumors of Van Vechten's homosexuality.
- One of Our Girls (1914)
- The Unsuspected Isles (1915)
- McTeague (1916)
- New York (1916)
- The Rise of Jennie Cushing (1917)
- New York Review of Books Thumbnail Bio "Carl Van Vechten"
- Van Vechten, Carl (2003). Kellner, Bruce, ed. The Splendid Drunken Twenties: Selections from the Daybooks, 1922-30. University of Illinois Press. pp. 4–5. ISBN 0-252-02848-1.
- Plumwood, V., Feminism and the Mastery of Nature (New York: Routledge, 1993).
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