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News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
by Ronald Weber
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The great American exodus to Paris after World War I included not only writers and artists but journalists. They came by the score, the raw and the accomplished, and in their baggage most carried the dream of eventually becoming poets, short-story... (read more)

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News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
by Ronald Weber
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A bumptious narrative history of American newspapermen in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, a time when serious journalism still went hand in hand with relative poverty, good times, and a carefree spirit cultivated by eccentric personalities. An absorbing... (read more)

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French Global: A New Approach to Literary History
French Global: A New Approach to Literary History
by Christie Mcdonald
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Is it possible to reread the entire sweep of French literature from a world perspective? Recasting French literary history in terms of the cultures and peoples that interacted both within and outside of France's national boundaries, this volume offers a... (read more)

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American Expatriate Writing and the Paris Moment: Modernism and Place
American Expatriate Writing and the Paris Moment: Modernism and Place
by Donald Pizer
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Montparnasse and its cafe life, the shabby working-class area of the place de la Contrescarpe and the Pantheon, the small restaurants and cafes along the Seine, and the Right Bank world of the well-to-do...for American writers self-exiled to Paris during... (read more)

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Darlinghissima Letters To a Friend
Darlinghissima Letters To a Friend
by Janet Flanner
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A witty and tender spirit emerges in Flanner's correspondance with her friend Natalia Danesi Murray, revealing a gifted person who left an indelible image of an era. Edited and with an Introduction by Natalia Danesi Murray; Index; photographs.... (read more)

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A Lion for Love: A Critical Biography of Stendhal
A Lion for Love: A Critical Biography of Stendhal
by Robert Alter
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[An] excellent and balanced biography. -- Julia Epstein - Washington Post Book... (read more)

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The Left Bank: Writers, Artists, and Politics from the Popular Front to the Cold War
The Left Bank: Writers, Artists, and Politics from the Popular Front to the Cold War
by Herbert R Lottman
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This story begins in the Paris of the 1930s, when artists and writers stood at the center of the world stage. In the decade that saw the rise of the Nazis, much of the thinking world sought guidance from this extraordinary group of intellectuals. Herbert... (read more)

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Through Parisian Eyes: Reflections on Contemporary French Arts and Culture
Through Parisian Eyes: Reflections on Contemporary French Arts and Culture
by Melinda Camb Porter
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Melinda Camber Porter has interviewed the most prominent Parisian cultural figures of the 70s and 80s. The dominant trends in French artistic and political thought emerge vividly from an array of portraits and dialogues. As a whole, Through Parisian Eyes... (read more)

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When the World Spoke French
When the World Spoke French
by Marc Fumaroli
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A New York Review Books Original During the eighteenth century, from the death of Louis XIV until the Revolution, French culture set the standard for all of Europe. In Sweden, Austria, Italy, Spain, England, Russia, and Germany, among kings and queens... (read more)

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Imagining Paris: Exile, Writing, and American Identity
Imagining Paris: Exile, Writing, and American Identity
by J Gerald Kennedy
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In this highly readable book, J. Gerald Kennedy explores the imaginative process of five expatriate Americans--Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, Henry Miller, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Djuna Barnes--by showing how the experience of living in Paris shaped... (read more)

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Malraux
Malraux
by Olivier Todd
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Writer, publisher, war hero, French government minister, André Malraux was renowned as a Renaissance man of the twentieth century. Now, Olivier Todd — author of the acclaimed biography Albert Camus — gives us this life, in which fact competes... (read more)

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France, a Love Story: Women Write about the French Experience
France, a Love Story: Women Write about the French Experience
by Camille Cusumano
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In this beautiful collection, women explore their firsthand experiences with the people, landscape, flavors, history, culture, and character of this enchanted land.... (read more)

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France in Mind
France in Mind
by Alice Lecces Powers
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From Gertrude Stein's Paris to Ezra Pound's Pyrenees; from Tobias Smollett, who grumbled, to Peter Mayle, who settled in; and from Mark Twain's Innocents Abroad to David Sedaris's Me Talk Pretty One Day -- here is France in all its splendor in the words... (read more)

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The notorious life of Gyp :right-wing anarchist in fin-de-siáecle France
The notorious life of Gyp :right-wing anarchist in fin-de-siáecle France
by Willa Z Silverman
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The aristocratic French writer known to her readers as "Gyp" was acclaimed by Henry James as "Mistress...of one of the happiest of forms" for her satirical dialogue-novels of fin-de-sie[accent]le Parisian society, but Octave Mirbeau declared her work... (read more)

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Women of the Left Bank
Women of the Left Bank
by Shari Benstock
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This ambitious historical, biographical, and critical study has taken its place among the foremost works of literary criticism. Maurice Beebe calls it a distinguished contribution to modern literary history. Jane Marcus hails it as the first serious... (read more)

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The Very Rich Hours of Adrienne Monnier
The Very Rich Hours of Adrienne Monnier
by Adrienne Monnier
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Chateaubriand a Biography the Longe Volume 1
Chateaubriand a Biography the Longe Volume 1
by George D Painter
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v. 1. The longed-for tempests.... (read more)

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Petite Histoire des Lettres Françaises
Petite Histoire des Lettres Françaises
by Gilbert Chinard
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Paris Was Yesterday 1925 1939
Paris Was Yesterday 1925 1939
by Janet Flaner
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Paris Was Yesterday, 1925-1939
Paris Was Yesterday, 1925-1939
by Janet Flanner
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