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Articles with keyword "France"

Frenchman weeps as Germans occupy Paris

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Julien Green: The End of a World

As Germany occupied France, Green brought Paris to life in his superlative diaries.

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Girl Guides

When the reading of "bad books" was a novel experience

French singer/songwriter Leo Ferre

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Liberating Experience

The music of protest

Couple in restaurant

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Interesting Mustard

The rise of the restaurant.

Stein in France with her longtime friend Bernard Faÿ

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The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein

Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?

Portrait of Gouverneur Morris

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Ungoverned Passion

Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.

Genevieve receiving King Mark's letter

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Dating Fashionable Middle-Aged People

A scholar's epic journey to catalog two hundred years of medieval dress.

Manuscript page from Richard Rufus's work

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Rufus Refused Credit

Modest Medieval scholar's commentaries on Aristotle come to light after five hundred years

Book cover for Jean Fouquet and the Invention of France

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Crowning Achievement

Fifteenth-century French painter Jean Fouquet was a curious artist—

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The Voracious Pen of Thomas Carlyle

A young historian pours forth The French Revolution, blood and all, inspiring a generation of Victorian writers.