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Chinoiserie

chinoiserie. Article #36. Vol 3, pg 241. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.  But sometimes imitation goes beyond duplication and leads to the evolution of something entirely new. That’s the case with the decorative style known as chinoiserie, a French … Continue reading

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Félibrige

Félibrige. Article #6. Vol. 4, pg 719. It’s no secret that the French are known for wanting to keep the French language pure and avoiding being railroaded by English, the modern lingua franca.  While I do think that the French … Continue reading

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