A Walk Through Paris

To return to Paris I walk through a landscape of shacks, recent buildings and construction sites until I reach the SaintDenis station. Before arriving there, Ilearn from a hoarding, written in the style particular to this kind of ...

Author: Eric Hazan

Publisher: Verso Books

ISBN: 9781786632586

Category: Travel

Page: 208

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A walker’s guide to Paris, taking us through its past, present and possible futures Eric Hazan, author of the acclaimed Invention of Paris, takes the reader on a walk from Ivry to Saint-Denis, roughly following the meridian that divides Paris into east and west, and passing such familiar landmarks as the Luxembourg Gardens, the Pompidou Centre, the Gare du Nord and Montmartre, as well as forgotten alleyways and arcades. Weaving historical anecdotes, geographical observations, and literary references, Hazan’s walk guides us through an unknown Paris. With the aid of maps, he delineates the most fascinating and forgotten parts of the city’s past and present. Planning and modernization have accelerated the erasure of its revolutionary history, yet through walking and observation, Hazan shows how we can regain our knowledge of the city of Robespierre, the Commune, Sartre, and the May ’68 uprising. Drawing on his own life story, as surgeon, publisher and social critic, Hazan vividly illustrates the interplay and concord between a city and the personality it forms.
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The Most Beautiful Walk in the World

The Most Beautiful Walk in the World is your guide, par excellence, to the true, off-the-beaten-path heart of the City of Lights. Includes an excerpt from John Baxter's new book The Perfect Meal.

Author: John Baxter

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062092052

Category: Travel

Page: 320

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Thrust into the unlikely role of professional "literary walking tour" guide, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years. In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author and long-time Paris resident John Baxter remembers his yearlong experience of giving "literary walking tours" through the city. Baxter sets off with unsuspecting tourists in tow on the trail of Paris's legendary artists and writers of the past. Along the way, he tells the history of Paris through a brilliant cast of characters: the favorite cafés of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and James Joyce; Pablo Picasso's underground Montmartre haunts; the bustling boulevards of the late-nineteenth-century flâneurs; the secluded "Little Luxembourg" gardens beloved by Gertrude Stein; the alleys where revolutionaries plotted; and finally Baxter's own favorite walk near his home in Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
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Teatime in Paris

This is a sweet walk around the City of Light.

Author: Jill Colonna

Publisher: Interlink Books

ISBN: 1849341923

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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Ptisserie made simple with easy-to-follow recipes and pictures. In Teatime in Paris! Jill Colonna shows you the easiest way to make many French ptisserie classics, while keeping it authentic, full of flavor, and creative. Not only has Jill cracked how the French create such tantalizing cakes but shes also discovered how they can eat these beautiful pastries and stay slim! Jill guides you through a simple step-by-step process for each recipe to make treats such as teacakes, eclairs, cream puffs, macarons, tartlets and many more pastries that youll find on this mouth-watering journey through Paris. This is a sweet walk around the City of Light. As Jill takes you from the easiest of treats to the crme de la crme, she points out some of the streets famous for the best ptisseries in Paris, adding bits of history en route and plenty of baking tips, making the recipe tour fun and accessible.
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The Measure of Paris

(86–87) Here, the walk through Paris takes on negative significance. The effect depends upon the discrepancy of awareness between Saffie's indifference and the assumption, shared between Huston and her readers, of the intense vitality ...

Author: Stephen Scobie

Publisher: University of Alberta

ISBN: 9780888647832

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 356

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Paris remains one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It provides a measure of excellence in many areas of culture, and it is itself constantly being measured, both by its lovers and by its critics. This book presents a series of studies on the images of Paris presented by writers (mostly Canadian, from John Glassco to Mavis Gallant to Lola Lemire Tostevin), but also in such other areas as social history and personal memoir. The result is a wide-ranging discussion of the city's history in 20th century literature and thought, which will appeal to all those who love Paris, or who have ever walked on its streets.
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A Walk Through the American Wing

Some studied in Munich, but the great majority went to Paris, where governmentsponsored exhibitions, lively critical debate, and improved art schools made the city the world's artistic center. Many American painters who studied in Paris ...

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Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 9781588390134

Category: Art

Page: 207

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The Metropolitan{u2019}s renowned American Wing is where the Museum{u2019}s unsurpassed collection of American fine and decorative art is on permanent public display, from masterpieces of painting, sculpture, and drawing to exquisite examples of the finest American furniture, silver, glass, ceramics, and textiles. This handsome volume presents an overview of the collection and provides an informative walk through the American Wing{u2019}s richly furnished period rooms and stunning architectural displays. These include the magnificent marble façade of the Branch Bank of the United States{u2014}the entrance to the original American Wing when it opened in 1924{u2014}and the restored living room of a Frank Lloyd Wright prairie-style house. The comprehensive survey of paintings and sculpture begins with early colonial portraiture and from there follows the emergence and development of a national fine-arts tradition, including significant movements and genres such as the Hudson River School, neoclassical sculpture, and American Impressionism. -- Metropolitan Museum of Art website.
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Duffy s Hibernian Magazine

6 A WALK THROUGH PARIS . LANTY CASSIDY called on me yesterday , about two o'clock . The morning and noon had been excessively sultry , as is usually the case in the beginning of September , but a dashing shower , accompanied by several ...

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ISBN: IOWA:31858055206274

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Forever Paris

Including photos and full-color maps throughout, each walk in this book guides visitors and locals through the city that inspired some of the world's most famous artists, writers, chefs, musicians, politicians, and more.

Author: Christina Henry de Tessan

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452104881

Category: Photography

Page: 108

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Take a stroll through Édith Piaf's Belleville, dine at Napoléon's favorite restaurant, and explore the late-night haunts of Ernest Hemingway, Josephine Baker, and Pablo Picasso. From the author of the best-selling City Walks: Paris deck, this lively collection of walking adventures follows in the footsteps of more than 25 of the city's iconic former residents. Throughout, Paris is seen from the intimate vantage point of those who loved it best, from the bars where authors penned classic works to the markets and patisseries where food lovers indulged. Including photos and full-color maps throughout, each walk in this book guides visitors and locals through the city that inspired some of the world's most famous artists, writers, chefs, musicians, politicians, and more.
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Frommer s 24 Great Walks in Paris

Features 24 walking tours of Paris including: the markets of Les Halles the cemetery of Père-Lachaise a walk along the Seine the iconic Eiffel Tower and Trocadéro a walk through the heart of intellectual Paris in the Latin Quarter

Author: AA Media Ltd.

Publisher: Frommers

ISBN: 0470928174

Category: Travel

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Features 24 walking tours of Paris including: the markets of Les Halles the cemetery of Père-Lachaise a walk along the Seine the iconic Eiffel Tower and Trocadéro a walk through the heart of intellectual Paris in the Latin Quarter
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Ninety Three Or the Story of the French Revolution

A WALK THROUGH PARIS . а . WO days after the events I have just been relating to you , De Pigou and I went out , for a rather longer stroll than usual , down the boulevards , and thence to the Champs Elysées .

Author: John W. Lyndon

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ISBN: HARVARD:HN1UV3

Category: France

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The Brooklyn Magazine

Walking was out Along with what must have appeared to of the question and not to be thought of ; a stranger about one ... to a place nights in the city's history . of repose during the night , I started out for a walk through Paris the ...

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ISBN: IND:32000000677106

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