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Articles with keyword "France"

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

French painter 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.

Portrait of Mary St. John Hutchinson

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British Modernism’s Many Manners

The Bloomsbury group broke ties with Victorian ideals and reimagined British art.

François Faber

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Velo News

Histories of bicycle racing often give in to hagiography, but historian Christopher S.

Image of Tres de Mayo (1814) by Francisco de Goya

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The Spanish Ulcer

Napoleon, Britain, and the Siege of Cádiz.

Moliere dining with Louis XIV

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Burying Molière

How the French Revolution reappropriated the favored playwright of Louis XIV.