Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Fighting Back

After Time magazine published an article about The Death of French Culture, France's artistic elite fought back in no uncertain terms, the Telegraph writes, adding:
Indeed, France boasts such world-renowned figures as Pierre Boulez, the composer and conductor, as well as the diva Natalie Dessay who took centre stage at the opening of the Metropolitan Opera's season.

And in how many other countries would a philosopher, Bernard-Henri Lévy, be frequently seen holding forth on prime-time television shows?
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