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The French Writers' War, 1940-1953

Gisèle Sapiro ; translated by Vanessa Doriott Anderson and Dorrit Cohn
Format
Book
Published
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014.
Language
Translated from the French
Uniform Title
Guerre des Écrivains English
Series
Politics, History, and Culture
ISBN
9780822351788 (cloth : alk. paper), 0822351781 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780822351917 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0822351919 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Part I. The Literary Logics of Plitical Engagement: Choices under constraints; The responsibility of the writer; Literary salvation and the literature of salvation: François Mauriac and Henry Bordeaux
  • Part II. Literary Institutions and National Crisis: The sense of duty: the French academy; The sense of scandal: the Goncourt academy; The sense of distinction: the "NRF spirit"; The sense of subversion: the Comité National des Ecrivains (CNE)
  • Part III. Literary Justice: The literary court; Literary institutions and National reconstruction
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix 1. Presentation of the survey
  • Appendix 2. The social recruitment of the literary field and of its institutions.
Description
740 pages ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 677-719) and index.
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