The Literary Salon…

I’m currently working on a lecture, and eventually a paper, on the literary salon in Europe during the interwar period. This lecture looks at how the long-standing tradition of the literary salon took on a new guise in the inter-war period as a branch of Europe’s cultural armoury. The French poet Paul Valéry wrote in 1919 that ‘thousands of young writers and artists have died; … Continue reading The Literary Salon…