Joan DeJean





Joan DeJean

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Average rating: 3.69 · 598 ratings · 90 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
The Essence of Style: How t...
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
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How Paris Became Paris: The...
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 138 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Age of Comfort: When Pa...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Histoire De La Marquise-Mar...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2004
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Ancients against Moderns: C...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Tender Geographies: Women a...
4.75 of 5 stars 4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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The Reinvention of Obscenit...
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Literary Fortifications: Ro...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Fictions of Sappho, 1546-1937
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Libertine Strategies: Freed...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1981
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“By then, [1737]...the French were taking advantage of the new "reading rooms" created by architects such as Blondel and of new seat furniture and had begun a practice we now call curling up with a good book.”
Joan DeJean, The Age of Comfort: When Paris Discovered Casual—and the Modern Home Began



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