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Author Will, Barbara.

Title Unlikely collaboration : Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy dilemma / Barbara Will.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 274 pages) : illustrations.
Series Gender and culture
Gender and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Endings and beginnings (1918-1930) -- Transatlantic crossings, translational politics (1930-1935) -- Moving rightward (1935-1940) -- Stein's war: "having faith" in Pétain (1940-1944) -- Faÿ's war: winners and losers (1940-1946) -- Vichy-sur-léman.
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Summary In 1941, Jewish American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life: translating for an American audience the speeches of Marshal Philippe Pétain, head of state for the collaborationist Vichy government. From 1941 to 1943, Stein translated thirty-two speeches in which Pétain outlines the Vichy policy barring Jews and other ""foreign elements"" from the public sphere and calls for France to reconcile with Nazi occupiers. Unlikely Collaboration pursues a troubling question: Why and under what circumstances would Stein.
Subject Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Friends and associates.
Faÿ, Bernard, 1893-1978 -- Friends and associates.
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.
Faÿ, Bernard, 1893-1978.
Faÿ, Bernard, 1893-1978. (OCoLC)fst01798098
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. (OCoLC)fst00030233
Politics and literature -- France -- History -- 20th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Friendship. (OCoLC)fst00935174
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Politics and literature. (OCoLC)fst01069960
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
Intellektuella -- attityder till -- fascism -- Frankrike.
Intellektuella -- attityder till -- fascism -- Förenta staterna.
France -- intellektuellt liv -- 1900-talet.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Will, Barbara. Unlikely collaboration. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011 9780231152624 (DLC) 2011013191 (OCoLC)711959819
ISBN 9780231526418 (electronic bk.)
0231526415 (electronic bk.)
Music No. EB00662655 Recorded Books
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