20 July 2020

Albert Thibaudet in Tournus (Saône-et-Loire (71))

Born in Tournus, Albert Thibaudet (1874-1936) was literary critic of La Nouvelle Revue Française betweens the wars. He wrote most of his books, essentially on literary criticism and the political analysis of the time, from his family home at 8 place de l’Abbaye in Tournus. He is particularly remembered for his expression 'La république des professeurs', the title of his 1927 book concerning the 'Cartel de gauches' (1924), Herriot, Blum et Painlevé, all from the ENS.

Albert Thibaudet années 1930.jpg

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