Essays in French Literature and Culture

A peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the French Programme at the University of Western Australia ISSN No. 1835-7040

James Cannon, “Memories of war on the urban fringe: The Great War and the Paris “zone” during the interwar years”, Essays in French literature and Culture 56, 2019.

About the Author: James Cannon

James Cannon lectures in the French Studies program at La Trobe University. His research focuses on the urban and cultural history of Paris and on French popular song. His publications include : “La zone entre classes laborieuses et classes dangereuses: les marges parisiennes de la Belle Époque à la fin des années 1970”, Espaces et sociétés 171/4, 2017, 37-54 ; The Paris ‘zone’: a cultural history, 1840–1944 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015) ; “Representations of the Paris ‘zone’ in Catholic and Communist culture of the interwar years: Grégoire Leclos’ Notre-Dame de la Mouise (1930-31) and Louis Aragon’s Les beaux quartiers (1936)”, French History and Civilization: Papers from the George Rudé Seminar 3, 2009, 126-136.

Email: J.Cannon@latrobe.edu.au