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Just Like Tomorrow

Posted by Diana Caudill On the last page of Just Like Tomorrow, Faïza Guêne’s Doria makes one of the most ironic statements contained in the entire book: “I’m getting way too political.” This is part of the last sentence of … Continue reading

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La Closerie des Lilas

Diana Caudill While the majority of The Sun Also Rises is set in Pamplona, Spain, the majority of it was written in Paris–more specifically at La Closerie des Lilas, presently a restaurant, brasserie, and piano bar. I read the menu, … Continue reading

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Nadja: Person vs. Character, Flâneuse vs. Muse

While reading Nadja, one is given the direct impression that it is not a “novel” in the traditional sense of the word. André Breton describes particular places and people in Paris in such detail, that we know that the narrative … Continue reading

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