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Photojournalism and the origins of the French writer house museum (1881-1914) : privacy, publicity, and personality

Author: Elizabeth Emery
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2016.
Series: Histories of material culture and collecting, 1700-1950.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why did writers' private homes become so linked to their work that contemporaries began preserving them as museums? Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum addresses this and other questions by providing an overview of the social forces that brought writers' homes to the forefront of the French imagination at the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth. This study  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Emery, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Nicole).
Photojournalism and the origins of the French writer house museum (1881-1914).
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2016:
(DLC) 2011038474
(OCoLC)755904464
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Emery
ISBN: 9781351554268 1351554263 9781351554251 1351554255
OCLC Number: 994220787
Language Note: In English; occasional phrases in French with English translations.
Notes: "First published 2012 by Ashgate Publishing."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource : facsimiles, illustrations, portraits
Contents: Introduction --
La maison d'un artiste : the writer's home as self-portrait --
Writers at home and in the popular press : truth and fiction --
From home to habitat : bricabracomania and la nouvelle psychologie --
Home life as fiction : photo-interviews as narrative acts --
Literary pilgrimage and the cult of the writer house museum --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Histories of material culture and collecting, 1700-1950.
Other Titles: Privacy, publicity, and personality
Responsibility: Elizabeth Emery.

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Why did writers' private homes become so linked to their work that contemporaries began preserving them as museums? This title addresses this and other questions by providing an overview of social  Read more...

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