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Author Todd, Christopher, 1939-

Title Pierre Descaves, témoin et pionnier de la radio. Volume 1 / Christopher Todd
Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2000
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Series Studies in French civilization ; v. 18a
Studies in French civilization ; v. 18a
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Sommarie; Abbreviations et Sigles; Préface de David Coward; Remerciements; Introduction; 1. Pierre Descaves: une carrière á facettes multiple; 2. La critique et la mission de la radio; 3. La radio et ses difficultés devant la critique; 4. La musique; 5. La parole; 6. La presse parlée; 7. Les variétés; Notes; Studies in French Civilization
Summary This two-volume work describes for the first time the rich and varied career of a man who was at the center of cultural life in Paris after WWII as president of the Société des Gens de lettres and as general administrator of the Comédie français, and who was above all intimately associated with French radio in various ways at an important moment in its development from 1926 to 1942 and 1944 to 1966. The son of a man of letters, and himself the author of several novels and literary memoirs, Descaves brought to his radio criticism aesthetic values
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Subject Descaves, Pierre, 1896-1966.
Radio broadcasters -- France -- Biography.
Radio broadcasting -- France -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773421394 (electronic bk.)
9780773421394 (electronic bk.)