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Jacques Schiffrin : a publisher in exile, from Pléiade to Pantheon / Amos Reichman ; foreword by Robert O. Paxton ; translated by Sandra Smith.

By: Reichman, Amos.
Contributor(s): Smith, Sandra, 1949- [translator.].
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2019Description: xvii, 220 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780231189583 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Schiffrin, Jacques | Gallimard (Firm) -- History -- 20th century | Pantheon Books -- History -- 20th century | Publishers and publishing -- France -- Biography | Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Biography | Jewish publishers -- BiographyDDC classification: 070.5092 Summary: "Jacques Schiffrin changed the face of publishing in the twentieth century. As the founder of Les Éditions de la Pléiade in Paris and cofounder of Pantheon Books in New York, he helped define a lasting canon of Western literature while also promoting new authors who shaped transatlantic intellectual life. In this first biography of Schiffrin, Amos Reichman tells the poignant story of a remarkable publisher and his dramatic travails across two continents." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions Nov - Dec 2019 | New acquisitions 2019
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Jacques Schiffrin changed the face of publishing in the twentieth century. As the founder of Les Éditions de la Pléiade in Paris and cofounder of Pantheon Books in New York, he helped define a lasting canon of Western literature while also promoting new authors who shaped transatlantic intellectual life. In this first biography of Schiffrin, Amos Reichman tells the poignant story of a remarkable publisher and his dramatic travails across two continents." - Book cover

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