Alice Kaplan

Finalist, 2000 National Book Awards

Alice Kaplan is the author of Reproductions of Banality: Fascism, Literature, and French Intellectual Life (1986); French Lessons: A Memoir (1993); and The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach (2000), which won the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan – The Collaborator, book cover
ISBN 9780226424149 University Of Chicago Press

On February 6, 1945, Robert Brasillach was executed for treason by a French firing squad. He was a writer of some distinction—a prolific novelist and a keen literary critic. He was also a dedicated anti-Semite, an acerbic opponent of French democracy, and editor in chief of the fascist weekly Je Suis Partout, in whose pages he regularly printed wartime denunciations of Jews and resistance activists. More about this book >

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Alice Kaplan

Alice Kaplan is the author of Reproductions of Banality: Fascism, Literature, and French Intellectual Life (1986); French Lessons: A Memoir (1993); and The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach (2000), which won the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her book, The Interpreter, was published in 2005.

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