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An exhibition catalogue of the Adam papers, a series of letters and manuscript articles associated with the French nineteenth-century writer and salon hostess, Juliette Adam. They cover the period from 1880 to the mid-1920s, a time of political and social turmoil in France, as it was in most of Europe. In addition to some 47 letters to various correspondents, there are letters to a Hungarian…

The catalogue for an exhibition celebrating the bicentennial of the French Revolution, comprising some 304 items ranging from books to manuscripts to broadsides to maps. Divided into four parts, the exhibition contained sections on pre-revolutionary materials, spanning the period from 1762 to 1789; the chronological development of the Revolution, beginning with the symbol of the Bastille and the…

The catalogue for an exhibition held to celebrate the centenary of two cultural events: first, two lectures given in England by the French poet Stéphane Mallarmé on the possibilities of experimentation in free verse and the interrelationship of literature and music; second, the first performance of Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun which inspired Mallarmé’s poem…

This catalogue, and the exhibition it describes, represent the Lilly Library’s collection of French artists’ books from the late-nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These objects represent collaborations between poets and painters as well as other figures such as printers, paper-makers, binders and publishers. Featured poets include Francis Ponge, Paul Éluard, Tristan Tzara, André du…

This catalogue describes an exhibition that seeks to display what it meant to live in Paris from 1650-1900. Eschewing the time-honored monuments sought by tourists, the exhibition features literature and images which portray the everyday. These materials demonstrate the drastic transformation between Paris in the seventeenth century and Paris by the early twentieth: the dramatic increase in…