Routledge Revivals: Lost Illusions (1974): Paul Léautaud and his World

1st Edition

James Harding

Routledge
Published December 5, 2018
Reference - 227 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138289147 - CAT# Y317503

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Summary

Paul Léautaud was both one of the oddest characters in French literature and, as a staff member of the review Mercure de France, at the centre of Parisian literary life for over half a century. First published in 1974, this book represents the first full length biography of Léautaud in any language. The author recreates the world of a man who, once regarded as a mere eccentric, is now recognised as a significant figure in contemporary literature. It traces Léautaud’s intimate friendships with many famous writers of the time and gives a lively panorama of the French literary scene and its vivid characters.

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