Creating French Culture

Treasures from the Bibliotheque Nationale de France
Editor(s): 
Tesniere, Marie-Helene
Editor(s): 
Gifford, Prosser
ISBN: 
0300062834
Date published: 
January 1995
Paperback
Price: 
£50.00
Pages: 
472

From monastic cloisters in the time of Charlemagne to the book-lined studies of twentieth-century authors, this splendid book presents an overview of the literary and artistic world in France by exploring the changing relationship between power and culture as seen in the history and collection of its national library (Introduction by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie).