Joan DeJean





Joan DeJean



Average rating: 3.73 · 1,131 ratings · 157 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
How Paris Became Paris: The...

3.71 avg rating — 490 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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The Essence of Style: How t...

3.82 avg rating — 244 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
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The Age of Comfort: When Pa...

3.85 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Histoire De La Marquise-Mar...

4.06 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2004
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Ancients against Moderns: C...

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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The Reinvention of Obscenit...

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Tender Geographies: Women a...

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Fictions of Sappho, 1546-1937

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Literary Fortifications: Ro...

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Libertine Strategies: Freed...

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

“one man created the Pont Neuf.”
Joan DeJean, How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City

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