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Left Bank : Art Passion & The Rebirth Of Paris 1940 - 1950
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Left Bank : Art Passion & The Rebirth Of Paris 1940 - 1950

Agnes Poirier

Published by Bloomsbury Publishing | Language - English | Binding - Hardback

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About the Book: Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 19401950

the live fire of the war, the furnace of emotions, the passion of politics, the spectacular falling­outs, the brutal sex, the insane and beautiful ideas so many failures and some remarkable achievements After the horrors of war that shaped and informed them, Paris was the place where the worlds most original voices of the time came among them Norman Mailer, Miles Davis, Simone de Beauvoir, James Baldwin, Juliette Greco, Alberto Giacometti, Saul Bellow and Arthur Koestler. Fuelled by the elation of the Liberation, they hoped to find an independent and original alternative to the Capitalist and Communist models for life, art and politics a Third Way. Those same pioneers also reinvented their relationships with others, questioning, shaking and often rejecting the institutions of marriage and family. They consumed drugs, cigarettes and alcohol with passion; their heightened sexuality proved an inherent part of their creativity and permeated everything they did. The fertility of the interaction between literature, theatre, anthropology, philosophy, politics and cinema was unrivalled by anywhere else in the world at that time, and Paris seemed to be at the heart of all that was new and brave and controversial. Yet what did they achieve, these intellectuals in whom so much fierce hope had been placed? Postwar Parisian irresponsibility is as much the focus of Left Bank as political, artistic, moral and sexual incandescence. Agn s Poirier skilfully weaves together a collage of images and a kaleidoscope of destinies and the voices clamour from the pages, as fresh, vital and challenging as when they first were raised............

About the Author: Agnes Poirier

Agnes Poirier is a Paris­born and London­educated journalist, writer, critic and broadcaster. She is the author of four essays about the different ways in which France and Britain do things, topics she tirelessly discusses on the BBC, Sky News and CNN and writes about in, among others, the Guardian, the Observer, The Times, Marianne, Telerama and LEspresso. She has also taught at Sciences-Po in Paris, and pre-selects..........

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Book: Left Bank : Art Passion & The Rebirth Of Paris 1940 - 1950
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ISBN-13: 9781408857441
Product Code EBK0416060
Binding: Hardback
Publishing Date: 2018-03
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Number of Pages: 400
Language: English

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