Twilight of the Belle Epoque : The Paris of Picasso, Stravinsky, Proust, Renault, Marie Curie, Gertrude Stein, and Their Friends through the Great War
By: McAuliffe, Mary.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (433 p.).ISBN: 9781442221642.Subject(s): Intellectuals -- France -- Paris -- Biography | Paris (France) -- History -- 1870-1940 | Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | Paris (France) -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Social change -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century | Social conflict -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century | World War, 1914-1918 -- Social aspects -- France -- ParisGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Twilight of the Belle Epoque : The Paris of Picasso, Stravinsky, Proust, Renault, Marie Curie, Gertrude Stein, and Their Friends through the Great WarDDC classification: 944.3610813 | 944/.3610813 LOC classification: DC735 .M44 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Map; Introduction; Ch01. Enter the King; Ch02. Bohemia on the Seine; Ch03. Death of a Queen; Ch04. Dreams and Reality; Ch05. Arrivals and Departures; Ch06. Alliances and Misalliances; Ch07. Wild Beasts; Ch08. La Valse; Ch09. Winds of Change; Ch10. Unfinished Business; Ch11. Idyll; Ch12. Deep Waters; Ch13. Between Heaven and Hell; Ch14. Dancing on the Edge; Ch15. Fireworks; Ch16. "Dear France, dear country"; Ch17. "This war which never ends"; Ch18. "Ils ne passeront pas"; Ch19. Dark Days; Ch20. Finale; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
In Twilight of the Belle Epoque, Mary McAuliffe portrays Paris in full flower at the turn of the twentieth century, where creative dynamos such as Picasso, Matisse, Stravinsky, Debussy, Ravel, Proust, Marie Curie, Gertrude Stein, Jean Cocteau, and Isadora Duncan set their respective circles on fire with their revolutionary visions and discoveries. But all was not well in this world, remembered in hindsight as a golden age, and wrenching struggles between Church and state as well as between haves and have-nots shadowed these years, underscored by the ever-more-ominous drumbeat of the approachin
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