The Du Mauriers Just as They Were

The Du Mauriers Just as They Were

By: Anne Hall (author)Hardback

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This is the first complete book on the history of the Du Maurier family from their arrival in Britain in 1789 to Daphne Du Maurier's success as a novelist Daphne Du Maurier's books are viewed as modern classics today with Rebecca and Jamaica Inn read and loved by generations The author is a well know authority on Daphne Du Maurier, her works and her family Major UK publicity and marketing campaign

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Anne Hall Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1957 and from there grew up in Seattle, Washington. She went to school in Geneva, Switzerland and St Germain-en-Laye, France and later studied English at Radcliffe College and the University of Washington. Her interest in the Du Mauriers led her to take a PhD in French at the University of California, Berkeley, with a dissertation including George Du Maurier's memories of the music of his childhood in Passy outside Paris. Subsequently she taught French at the University of Washington and the University of California, Berkeley, and later English at the Universite de Tours and the Universite de Provence in France. After teaching for several years she relocated to the Vendomois region of France to begin researching Du Maurier family history. She has had published several articles on the family in French translation, followed by the book Sur les pas de Daphne Du Maurier; Au pays des souffleurs de verre (2010), with an Introduction by Daphne Du Maurier's daughter. In 2016 she contributed a chapter to George Du Maurier: Illustrator, Author, Critic: Beyond Svengali (Routledge).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781911604099
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781911604099
  • ISBN10: 1911604090

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