Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag and Angela Davis
Thursday, April 12,2012
East Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University
Campus entrance at Broadway and 116th street
New York, 10027
Alice Kaplan discusses her new book, Dreaming in French (University of Chicago Press, 2012), that tells how their sojourns in the City of Light changed the lives of three extraordinary American women, who would each go on to become key figures in American cultural, intellectual, and political life.
Alice Kaplan is the John M. Musser Professor of French at Yale University. Her previous books include Reproductions of Banality: Fascism, Literature, and French Intellectual Life (1986), French Lessons: A Memoir (1993), and The Interpreter (2005).
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