- Paperback: 254 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 22 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 148114829X
- ISBN-13: 978-1481148290
- Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm
- Shipping Weight: 376 g
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Monville: Forgotten Luminary of the French Enlightenment Paperback – Mar 22 2013
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About the Author
Ronald W. Kenyon was born and raised in Ashland, Kentucky. He was admitted to the Honors Program at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he studied English, Spanish and political science and won two Hopwood creative writing awards. The recipient of a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship, he attended graduate school at Stanford University and studied at St. Lawrence University under a National Defense Education Act scholarship. He was certified as a French-English liaison interpreter by the U.S. Department of State Office of Language Services. Ronald W. Kenyon has conducted extensive research into François Racine de Monville at the French National Library and the French National Archives. Much of the material in Monville: forgotten Luminary of the French Enlightenment has not appeared in print for over a century. Ronald W. Kenyon is the webmaster and curator of the Racine de Monville Home Page [www.desertdedretz.info] and curates the Gardens in France page on the Scoop.it website. The French translation of this book was published in 2014 under the title Monville : l’inconnu des Lumières. Also by Ronald W. Kenyon: Divagations: Collected Poetry 1959-1996 A Winter in the Middle of Two Seas: Real Stories from Bahrain Le Petit Kenyon: Dining in the Environs of Paris for Walkers Statues of Liberty: Real Stories from France On the Trail in France Photography: Metro Portraits Metro Messages My Beautiful France: Landscapes Île-de-France, terres d'inspiration France Images & Messages