The Crazy Ladies of Then

by Linda Lerner   Vivienne Haigh-Wood Eliot (first wife of T.S. Eliot)5/28/88—1/22/’47Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald (wife of F Scott Fitzgerald)7/24/1900—1/22/’48 I could have been one of those crazy ladieslike Vivienne or Zelda confined to wifean institution for life, if born in another time my words discovered in a husband’s booksas Zelda did: “Mr. Fitzgerald,” she wrote,“seems to