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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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

Contents

An American in Paris
7
On Keeping a Diary
25
My First Book in English
79
Copyright

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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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