Journal of European Studies

Journal of European Studies is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 3, September

'Le Deuxieme Sexe Is 50': Report of the 'Cinquantenaire Du Deuxieme Sexe', Paris 19-23 January 1999
In Memory of Philip Thody The 1999 Conference season opened, in what can only be described as spectacular style, with this five-day-long Parisian colloque, convened to celebrate fifty years of Beauvoir's Le Deuxieme Sexe. Organized jointly by Christine...
Mapping the Origins of Glamour: Giovanni Boldini, Paris and the Belle Epoque
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the origins of glamour. Today this magical and evocative term is widely used in connection with fashion, showbusiness and entertainment, beauty and beauty marketing and the social worlds that are determined...
Nizan and Spain: The Origins of a Revolutionary Novel
'(Les villes) sont comme les femmes qu'on ne connait bien que si on les a vues dormir et s'eveiller', noted Nizan during his trip to the Soviet Union in 1934-35.[1] Cities and women figure prominently in Nizan's work. The linkage between the two is...
The Caesura of the Holocaust in Martin Amis's Time's Arrow and Bernhard Schlink's the Reader
'But here, this experience will turn out to have been crucial, and massive, invading everywhere, devouring everything ... It's the experience of radical Evil.' J. Semprun, Literature or Life (New York: Penguin, 1997), 88. 'It is not memory itself...