François Mauriac- Jean Paulhan: Correspondance (1925-1967)

Flower, John E. (2001) François Mauriac- Jean Paulhan: Correspondance (1925-1967). Editions Claire Paulhan, Paris, France, 371 pp. ISBN 2 912222 15 X. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This exchange - 293 Letters – brings together two of the most influential intellectual and cultural figures in France in the 20th century. Mauriac was the leading Catholic intellectual and writer of the period, the significance of whose work was recognised with the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1952. Paulhan as director of the Nouvelle Revue française was the most influential literary figure. The correspondence provides an invaluable commentary on the entire period and especially on the tormented years of the Occupation. The substantial notes draw to a great extent on hitherto unpublished material. Widely and enthusiastically reviewed in France the edition was runner up in the prestigious Sévigné prize for edited correspondence.

Item Type: Book
Additional information: This volume includes the texts of 293 letters whose texts have been established by John Flower. They are accompanied by a substantial Introduction, explanatory Notes and an Index.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PQ Romance literatures
D History General and Old World > DC France
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Diane Peretti
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:52
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2014 09:00
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