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Victor Brombert

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Victor Brombert is the Henry Putnam Professor of Romance and Comparative Literature Emeritus at Princeton University and has served as chairman of its Council of Humanities. The author of numerous works of criticism, he lives in Princeton with his wife, Beth Archer.

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Trains of Thought
Paris to Omaha Beach, Memories of a Wartime Youth
Written by Victor Brombert


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $14.00

Paris in the 1930s—melancholy, erotic, intensely politicized—provides the poetic beginning for this memoir by one of America's most renowned literary scholars. Victor Brombert recaptures the story of his youth in a Proustian reverie, recalling his childhood in France, his family's escape to America during the Vichy regime, his experiences in the... Read more >
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