Louis Aragon | Critical Essay by Robin Walz

This literature criticism consists of approximately 39 pages of analysis & critique of Louis Aragon.
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SOURCE: Walz, Robin. “The Baedeker of Hives: The Opera Passageway and Aragon's Le Paysan de Paris.” In Pulp Surrealism: Insolent Popular Culture in Early Twentieth-Century Paris, pp. 13-41. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

In the following essay, Walz explores Aragon's depiction of the Paris Opera Passageway in his novel Le Paysan de Paris and the socio-historical role of the Passageway in Parisian culture.

paysan, anne (de pays). n. Homme, femme de compagne.—Par extens. Rustre, personne grossière: Un franc paysan.—Œnol. Se dit, dans la classification des vins de Bordeaux, de ceux qui occupent le dernier rang.

peasant (from pays, country). n. Countryman or country-woman.—By extension, Unsophisticated, uncouth character: A simple peasant.—Œnology. Name commonly given to the lowest order of Bordeaux wine classifications.

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