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And the show went on : cultural life in Nazi-occupied Paris

Author: Alan Riding
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Throughout this penetrating and unsettling account, Riding keeps alive the quandaries facing many of these artists. Were they "saving" French culture by working? Were they betraying France if they performed before German soldiers or made movies with Nazi approval? Was it the intellectual's duty to take up arms against the occupier? Then, after Paris was liberated, what was deserving punishment for artists who had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Riding
ISBN: 9780307268976 0307268977 9780307389053 0307389057
OCLC Number: 503042137
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 399 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Everyone on stage --
Not so drole --
Shall we dance? --
L'américain --
Paris by night --
Resistance as an idea --
Maréchal, nous voilà! --
Vivace, ma non troppo --
A ripped canvas --
Distraction on screen --
Mirroring the past --
Writing for the enemy --
Chez Florence --
"On the side of life" --
The pendulum swings --
Vengeance and amnesia --
Surviving at a price.
Responsibility: by Alan Riding.

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Throughout this penetrating and unsettling account, Riding keeps alive the quandaries facing many of these artists. Were they "saving" French culture by working? Were they betraying France if they performed before German soldiers or made movies with Nazi approval? Was it the intellectual's duty to take up arms against the occupier? Then, after Paris was liberated, what was deserving punishment for artists who had committed "intelligence with the enemy"? By throwing 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. -- From publisher description.

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