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ARTISTS, INTELLECTUALS AND WORLD WAR II: THE PONTIGNY ENCOUNTERS AT MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE, 1942-1944. Ed. by Christopher Benfey and Karen Remmler. University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 2006. 310 pp. with 23 ills. 24 x 16 cm. LC 2006-3039 ISBN 1558495312 In English.
ISBN-13: 978-1-55849-531-2 Hardcover edition also available; see Worldwide 121117. This scholarly volume evaluates the lasting impact and significance of the so-called Pontigny sessions, a series of gatherings of leading European figures in the arts and sciences begun in France in 1910 and held in exile at Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts during the height of World War II, the American sessions organized by French philosopher Jean Wahl and including, among others, poets Marianne Moore and Wallace Stevens, anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, and painters Marc Chagall and Robert Motherwell.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 121118
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