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  • Paris Was Ours
  • Penelope Rowlands
  • English
  • 05 May 2018
  • 9781565129535

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review Paris Was Ours ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ublished for the first time the writers describe how they were seduced by Paris and then began to see things differently They came to write to cook to find love to study to raise children to escape or to live the way it’s done in French movies; they came from the United States Canada and England; from Iran Ira and Cuba; and a few from other parts of France And they stayed not as tourists but for a long time; some are still living there They were outsiders who became in. Favourite thoughtful passagesStrangely enough there is no specific word for lonely in the French language seul isol abandonn some people even use the word perdu Lily Tuck My Literary Paris p 155It really doesn t hurt if you don t know anything about Paris when you arrive because it s all visibly legible The French mark their houses in a uniform way they even pile up fruit in a way that makes it legible They have outfits for each task Anyone with any sense can see the logic of the street Their phenomenal ability to organize things and make them legible makes the whole thing somewhat theatrical and uite memorable Richard Armstrong Montparnasse and Beyond p 181There are in fact no precise translations because there are no pure human prisms who refract a text or a speech without distortion Rendering a word into another language is a mysterious process and just as the noun mystery is religious in origin so is the verb to translate Its first meaning is to remove the body or relics of a saint or hero from one place of interment or repose to another Its second meaning is to carry or convey to heaven without death That of course is what one aspires to do when one translates a work of literature to convey a vital essence that has been buried in the crypt encrypted of an alien lexicon to a place in the light where it can endure Judith Thurman Guillaume Paris p 185 86With age the dislocations tend to announce themselves less as bracing extracarbonated mental states than as crippling tornadoes of small details In part I suppose I dreaded what can only be termed my own devolution Whereas at home I am organized competent and semiarticulate I am in France awkward and incapable Stacy Schiff In Franklin s Footsteps p 217You don t have to be French to smoke a Gitane and notice the falling leaves drifting by your window Marcelle Clements Paris is Gone All Gone p 245Favourite humorous passages most often centered around the translation of French to EnglishThe trouble was that I d moved to Paris completely unprepared Desperate for material I was on the verge of buying a series of Learn To Speak English tapes when my sister Amy sent a package containingmy very own copy of Pocket Medical French a palm sized phrase book and corresponding cassette designed for doctors and nurses unfamiliar with the language I came to see Paris through the jaundiced eyes of the pocket medical guide Spoken in English and then repeated slowly and without emotion in French the phrases are short enough that I was uickly able to learn such sparkling conversational icebrakers as Remove your dentures and all of your jewelry and Now you need to deliver the afterbirth Thought I have yet to use any of my new commands and uestions I find that in learning them I am able to imagine myself Walkman free and plunging headfirst into an active and rewarding social life That s me at the glittering party refilling my champagne glass and turning to ask the host if he s noticed any unusual discharge We need to start and IV I ll say to the countess while boarding her yacht But first could I trouble you for a stool sample David Sedaris The Tapeworm is In p 9 71English class was the one relief The teacher was kind and was somewhat embarrassed to have a native speaker in the room but I never corrected her not even on the day she had us reciting Negroes have crispy hair This was the one time we could let our voices go without restraint and we belted out phrases like war chants Grandfather won t you have grilled kidneys for breakfast Noelle Oxenhandler La Bourdonneuse p 241 The Crooked Computer parts of France And they stayed not as tourists but for a long time; some are still living there They were outsiders who became in. 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review Paris Was Ours ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Siders who here share their observations and revelations Some are well known writers Diane Johnson David Sedaris Judith Thurman Joe ueenan and Edmund White Others may be lesser known but are no less passionate on the subject Together their reflections add up to an unusually perceptive and multifaceted portrait of a city that is entrancing at times exasperating but always fascinating They remind us that Paris belongs to everyone it has touched and to each in a different w. For a review let me give some warningsinformation about Paris Was Ours as someone who visits Paris every year If you re looking to get tips about Paris this isn t the right book for you Some of the stories go way back and a lot of things from those stories have completely changed over the years If you can t understand the French language get ready to use an online translator Hard to understand why they haven t translated all the French parts My favorite part about the book was in most essays maybe all actually they don t talk about Paris in the unrealistic way a lot of people talk about Paris is a gorgeous city with a lot of nice people but it s not all happy in Paris just like it s not anywhere else some of the essays do a very good job reminding just that The first essays are pretty slow be patient it gets better


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