French Ways and Their Meaning

French Ways and Their Meaning

by Edith Wharton
     
 

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Edith Wharton was devoted to the French people and their culture. During the First World War, while living in France and devoting herself to numerous war and relief efforts, she wrote several essays about the French and the unique attributes of their civilization, having in mind particularly the need for both Americans and the English to understand the ways of a…  See more details below

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Edith Wharton was devoted to the French people and their culture. During the First World War, while living in France and devoting herself to numerous war and relief efforts, she wrote several essays about the French and the unique attributes of their civilization, having in mind particularly the need for both Americans and the English to understand the ways of a people whose nation they were defending in the Great War. These pieces were first published in book form in 1919, under the title French Ways and Their Meaning.

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This volume marks the first in a series of collaborations between the publisher and Edith Wharton Restoration, Inc., a group dedicated to promoting and preserving Wharton's works. A facsimile of the original 1919 edition, this offers her firsthand observations on French lifeas charming as Paris in the springthat she collected when living in the City of Lights.

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ISBN-13:
9780936399874
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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