Fanny by Louis DantinFanny by Louis Dantin


byLouis DantinTranslated byRaymond Y. Chamberlain

Paperback | January 1, 1973

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Fanny is the fictionalized autobiography of Louis Dantin, the "nom de plume" of author Eugene Seers. Two great upheavals shape the character's life -- he leaves the priesthood and exiles himself to the United States,working for many years in the printing shop of the Harvard University Press. There he marries a black woman, cutting himself off doubly, according to the standards of his day -- from the conservative community in which he was raised and from the race-conscious one in which he lives. Fanny deals with these exceedingly intimate, painful and bittersweet years of his life which he devotes unremittingly to writing and criticism.
Louis Dantin is the "nom de plume" of Eugene Seers, writer and Canadian critic who was born at Beauharnois, up the St. Lawrence from Montreal. Seers studied theology in Canada and abroad where he was ordained as a priest. He lived in Rome and elsewhere in Europe and served for sometime as secretary to the superior of his congregation. ...
Title:FannyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7 × 4 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 1973Publisher:HARVEST HOUSELanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887721435

ISBN - 13:9780887721434

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