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24%OFFBarbara Will - Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma - 9780231152624 - V9780231152624
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Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

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Description for Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma Hardback. Series: Gender and Culture Series. Num Pages: 320 pages, 20 illus. BIC Classification: BM; D; HBJD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 536.
In 1941, the Jewish American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life: translating for an American audience the speeches of Marshal Philippe Petain, head of state for the collaborationist Vichy government. From 1941 to 1943, Stein translated thirty-two of Petain's speeches, in which he outlined the Vichy policy barring Jews and other "foreign elements" from the public sphere while calling for France to reconcile with Nazi occupiers. Unlikely Collaboration pursues troubling questions: Why and under what circumstances would Stein undertake this project? The answers lie in Stein's link to ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Condition
New
Series
Gender and Culture Series
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780231152624
SKU
V9780231152624
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About Barbara Will
Barbara Will is professor of English at Dartmouth College and the author of Gertrude Stein, Modernism, and the Problem of "Genius." She has written extensively on modernist literature and culture and is a specialist on the work of Gertrude Stein.

Reviews for Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma
Barbara Will's Unlikely Collaboration is a beautifully written and engaging work that illuminates the lives and works of Gertrude Stein and Bernard Fay, their friendship, and the fascinating and troubled times in which that friendship formed and flourished. Will's book, penetrating in its psychological, literary, and historical insights, will appeal especially to readers interested in literary modernism and its often ... Read more

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