The Apprentice Writer

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M. Boyars, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 255 pages
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In 'The Apprentice Writer' Julian Green provides vivid glimpses of the world of the Parisian literary salons in the twenties and thirties and weaves in portraits of the major figures in American and Continental letters whom he knew personally.

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From nonagenarian expatriate Green (The Green Paradise, p. 1233, etc.): a collection comprised of essays, lecture notes, and a short story written in 1920, when the author was a student at the ... Read full review

The apprentice writer

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Born in 1900 of American parents living in France, Green is a member of the Academie Francaise and writes mostly in French. These early pieces, written between 1919 and 1944, focus largely on memories ... Read full review


An American in Paris
On Keeping a Diary
My First Book in English

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About the author (1993)

Julien Green, novelist and diarist, is the celebrated author of more than forty books, including The Closed Garden, The Transgressor, Moira, The Other Sleep, and Journals, 1938-1971. A pivotal figure in the Paris literary scene of the 1920s and 1930s, he became in 1971 the only American writer to be elected to the Academie Francaise.

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