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Bloom's Literary Guide to Paris By Mike Gerrard

Bloom's Literary Guide to Paris

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Famed for its cafe culture, Paris has long been regarded as a city of love, light, and literature. Visitors to this dynamic city can choose from any number of cafes, museums, and cathedrals to get a feel for the city's rich literary history. This guide provides information on Paris, and its role as a popular setting in literature.
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Bloom's Literary Guide to Paris by Mike Gerrard

A literary tour guide of Paris and its role as a popular setting in literature. Famed for its cafe culture, Paris has long been regarded as a city of love, light, and literature. Visitors to this dynamic city can choose from any number of cafes, museums, and cathedrals to get a feel for the city's rich literary history. ""Bloom's Literary Guide to Paris"" provides everything a literature lover needs to know to enjoy the city. Its features include: an introduction by esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom; a detailed literary and cultural history of the city, describing its development from the 12th century, when the foundation stone of Notre-Dame Cathedral was first laid, to the American Beatnik movement; a ""Paris Today"" section, discussing the city's layout and its major sights, literary and otherwise; color illustrations of literary landmarks, historic and contemporary; a color map providing a general overview of the city; a ""Places of Interest"" section that lists the city's major literary sights - including museums, bookstores, theaters, and more - along with their locations and hours of operation; and, a list of books to read and Web sites to consult before the trip.

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"Easy-to-read and entertaining... These fascinating guides might inspire would-be travelers to re-read their favorite literature-or pick up a classic tale for the very first time."

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GOR002518475
Bloom's Literary Guide to Paris by Mike Gerrard
Mike Gerrard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Chelsea House Publishers
2006-12-15
168
0791093794
9780791093795
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