Little Dancer Aged Fourteen: The True Story Behind Degas's Masterpiece

About the Authors

Camille Laurens is an award-winning French novelist and essayist. She received the Prix Femina, one of France’s most prestigious literary prizes, in 2000 for Dans ces bras-là, which was published in the United States as In His Arms in 2004. She lives in Paris.

Willard Wood has translated more than 25 books from the French. He is a recipient of the Lewis Galantière Award for Literary Translation as well as the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Translation. He lives in Norfolk, Connecticut.

Little Dancer Aged Fourteen: The True Story Behind Degas's Masterpiece

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Camille Laurens and Willard Wood

She is famous throughout the world, but how many know her name? This absorbing, heartfelt book uncovers the story of the real dancer behind Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, Edgar Degas’s iconic sculpture and her struggles in late-19th-century Paris.
  • Hardcover
  • 176 pages
  • 5.8 × 8.5 inches
  • Published 2018


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