And the Show Went on

And the Show Went on

Cultural Life in Nazi-occupied Paris

Book - 2011
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On June 14, 1940, German tanks rolled into a silent and deserted Paris. Eight days later, a humbled France accepted defeat along with foreign occupation. While the swastika now flew over Paris, the City of Light was undamaged, and soon a peculiar kind of normalcy returned as theaters, opera houses, movie theaters, and nightclubs reopened for business. Shedding light on this critical moment of twentieth-century European cultural history, And the Show Went On focuses anew on whether artists and writers have a special duty to show moral leadership in moments of national trauma.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2011, c2010.
Edition: First Vintage Books edition
ISBN: 9780307389053
Branch Call Number: 944.3610816 Rid
Characteristics: xiii, 399 pages : illustrations, map.


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