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Pages from the Goncourt Journals

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ISBN-10: 159017190X

ISBN-13: 9781590171905

Edition: 2006

Authors: Edmond de Goncourt, Jules de Goncourt, Geoff Dyer, Robert Baldick

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"No evocation of Parisian life in the second half of the nineteenth century can match that found in the journals of the brothers Goncourt" The journal of the brothers Edmond and Jules de Goncourt is one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century French literature, a work that in its richness of color, variety, and seemingly casual perfection bears comparison with the great paintings of their friends and contemporaries the Impressionists. Born nearly ten years apart into a French aristocratic family, the two brothers formed an extraordinarily productive and enduring literary partnership, collaborating on novels, criticism, and plays that pioneered the new aesthetic of naturalism. But the…    
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: New York Review of Books, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 11/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 5.04" wide x 7.95" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Geoff Dyer was born in Cheltenham in 1958. He currently lives in London.