Vanessa R. Schwartz has written about the Belle Époque and is now completing a book about the Jet Age. She is the author of It’s So French! Hollywood, Paris and the Making of Cosmopolitan Film Culture (Chicago, 2007) and Spectacular Realities: Early Mass Culture in fin-de-siècle Paris (California, 1998) and Modern France: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford UP: 2011). She teaches Art History and History at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she directs the Visual Studies Research Institute.
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