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L.C. (American Literature Susan Daitch

L.C. (American Literature

Susan Daitch

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ISBN : 9781564783158
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284 pages
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In 1968 shortly before her death, Dr. Willa Rehnfield translates the diary of Lucienne Crozier (the L.C. of the title), a young French woman forced to leave France with her lover after becoming involved in the French Revolution of 1848. Dr.MoreIn 1968 shortly before her death, Dr. Willa Rehnfield translates the diary of Lucienne Crozier (the L.C. of the title), a young French woman forced to leave France with her lover after becoming involved in the French Revolution of 1848. Dr. Rehnfields literary executor, Jane Amme -- a Berkeley radical on the run for activities she participated in in the 1960s -- discovers the translated diary and is intrigued with the parallels between Luciennes depiction of the revolution and her own experience at Berkeley and decides to retranslate the diarys end. A highly stylized book, L.C. was Susan Daitchs first novel and intelligently combines feminist theory with a historical and continental look at revolution.