Great book for Wylie, and very nostalgic pictures too!
For those who aren’t aware, Laurence Wylie was one of the most famous (and beloved) French professors at harvard, and author of “A Village in the Vaucluse” an anthropological study of living in a French village in the south of France.
Laurence Wylie (Harvard Memoriam Page)
“Laurence Wylie was born in Indianapolis on November 19, 1909. He was the son of a Methodist minister of Scotch-Irish descent; his mother was of English Quaker stock. He acquired the nickname Red because of his hair. In his early years, he moved from one small town to the other, and later his family settled in Bloomington. He went to Indiana University where he was on the wrestling team and played the piccolo in the University band. Continue reading “Wylie's Beaux Gestes: A guide to French body talk”