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The French Art Of Living Well: Finding Joie de Vivre in the Everyday World

Author: Cathy Yandell.

The French Art Of Living Well: Finding Joie de Vivre in the Everyday World

Author: Cathy Yandell.

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Item #: D40090
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 214
Publication Date: 2023
Publisher: St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781250777980
What is joie de vivre, and why is it a fundamentally French concept? In search of these ineffable qualities of the joy of living, Cathy Yandell explores French literature, history, and culture. While recounting her culture shock when first attending a French wedding—an epic feast ending in the wee hours of the morning—Yandell considers: How does ... More
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What is joie de vivre, and why is it a fundamentally French concept? In search of these ineffable qualities of the joy of living, Cathy Yandell explores French literature, history, and culture. While recounting her culture shock when first attending a French wedding—an epic feast ending in the wee hours of the morning—Yandell considers: How does art contribute to daily life? Why are the French more physical than many other cultures? And to what extent is this zest for life exportable?


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