And inside is one of the largest French letters
I've ever seen.
While extensively commenting on the controversial position that Sartre's wartime activity holds today, Watts also describes at length the semi-paranoid way in which both Sartre and Eluard used the sexual and economic metaphors that were circulating in the purge trials, viewing prostitution and homosexuality as signs of collaborationist activity, alongside accumulated riches during the wartime, to rid the French letters
of "contaminated elements.
Brasillach, thoroughly corrupt, was no great loss to French letters
Indeed, if Sartre's politically engaged intellectual constitutes one tradition in French letters
, Baudelaire's darker, more solitary poet works the other.
The recent publication of two excellent novels--Christophe Bataille's Absinthe and Pierre Michon's Masters and Servants (in superb translations by Richard Howard and Wyatt Alexander Mason, respectively)--attests to the fact that, despite this eclipse, contemporary French letters
are alive and well.
He has since established himself solidly in French letters
, a period not covered here--as a critic at Le Nouvel Observateur; a onetime member of the publisher Gallimard's comite de lecture, which helps select volumes for publication; and as literary correspondent for Le Monde.
Biographer, novelist, essayist, children's writer, and prominent personality in French letters
for 50 years.
Louis XIV opposed the movement, whose influence was felt at court, in society, and in French letters
(see Port - Royal ), and the Jansenists were finally put down by Pope Clement XI in his bull Unigenitus (1713).
It definitely tastes different with French letters
In The Sand, Get It On, 99 Red Balloons (Ronnie Munro).
In 1879 he published the novel Aziyade anonymously and began one of the more remarkable public lives in French letters
yes, but more aptly, a man of French letters
, for, ever hopeful, he carried a bag of them with him in his luggage wherever he went.