New PDF release: Adventures in the French Trade: Fragments Toward a Life

By Jeffrey Mehlman

This memoir is much less a chronicle of the lifetime of a number one pupil and critic of issues French than a sequence of another way angled fragments, each one with its attendant shock, in what one commentator has referred to as Jeffrey Mehlman's amour vache—his injured and infrequently injurious love—for France and the French. The reader will come across masters of the paintings of analyzing in those pages, the excitement elicited by way of their achievements, and the unforeseen (and sometimes unsettling) resonances these achievements have had within the author's lifestyles. With all its idiosyncrasies, Adventures within the French Trade depicts an highbrow new release in ways in which will allure not just those who remember the heady days of the increase and reign of French thought but in addition those that don't. This provocative publication may be of curiosity to scholars of highbrow historical past, literary feedback, Jewish reviews, the background of yankee academia, and the style of the memoir itself.

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