Jean-Didier Urbain At The Beach

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"The beach is spectacular. It is a theater in which society unveils itself, lays itself bare (literally and metaphorically).... Unlike the countryside, the beach is not so much a place of return as a place of new beginnings."

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Jean-Didier Urbain is professor of sociology at the University of Versailles and has also taught at the University of Paris-V.

Catherine Porter is a professor emerita of French, SUNY, Cortland, and a former president of the Modern Language Association.

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