The Left Bank: Writers, Artists, and Politics from the Popular Front to the Cold War

Herbert R. Lottman, Author Halo Books $14.95 (319p) ISBN 978-0-9622874-4-2
PW international correspondent Lottman, long based in Paris, chronicles the political involvement of such influential artists and intellectuals as Picasso, Breton, Gide, Sartre, de Beauvoir and Camus in the '30s and '40s. ``A model piece of social and intellectual history--and a poignant reminder of a time when artists and writers were voices of real power in the land,'' said PW. (Nov.)
Reviewed on: 09/30/1991
Release date: 10/01/1991
Paperback - 336 pages - 978-0-226-49368-8
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