Emigre New York: French Intellectuals in Wartime Manhattan, 1940-1944

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Consider the oddly juxtaposed eminence of those in attendance: Wartime New York was the city where French Symbolism, in the person of Maurice Maeterlinck, came to live out its last productive years; where French surrealism, in the person of Andr??? Breton, came to survive; and where French structuralism, in the person of Claude L???vi-Strauss, came to be born. From the largely forgotten prewar visit to the city of P???tain and Laval to the seizing, burning, and capsizing of the Normandie , France's floating museum, in the ...

Emigré New York: French Intellectuals in Wartime Manhattan, 1940-1944 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801862861

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