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Memory & Truth: Duras’ photographs in "The Lover" and Barthes’ search for truth in "Camera Lucida"

In Margarete Duras’ “L’Amont,” or “The Lover,” she details a story of a love affair between a young girl and her older lover. Set in the Saigon of her childhood,

Response to "Encounter on the Seine: Black Meets Brown" by James Baldwin

James Baldwin, living as a Black American in Paris, compares his experience as a black American (referred to in the title as “brown”) to the experience of the French Africans

The Decline of the Fashion Center of the World

With the invention of the sewing machine, and therefore the garment factory, a need was created for a district dedicated to the fashion industry in New York City. As the