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Published: 17 May 2018

504 Pages | 12

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190681500

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Renegotiating French Identity

Musical Culture and Creativity in France during Vichy and the German Occupation

Jane F. Fulcher

  • Investigates how Vichy sought to communicate its cultural identity through music
  • Explores musical expressions of resistance during the Occupation
  • Uses previously unexplored Resistance documents from the clandestine press and French National Archives
  • Features extensive discussion of the prominent musical figures of Vichy France: Pierre Schaeffer, Arthur Honegger, Francis Poulenc, and Olivier Messiaen, among others