CHOICE SOULS

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  • PENELOPE NIVEN

    1. Recipient of three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Thornton Wilder Visiting Fellowship at the Beinecke Library, and the North Carolina Award in Literature.
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Abstract

It is a great opportunity – a few months – to learn your Paris, the language and the rest – but of what avail if you become corrupted – perhaps cynical, reckless – even coarsened: you can hardly escape this; yet you are the one dedicated to speak delicate truths to choice souls.

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