Gretchen Schultz is a professor of French studies at Brown University. She specializes in 19th-century literary and cultural studies. Her recent publications include Sapphic Fathers: Discourses of Same-Sex Desire from Nineteenth-Century France (2015) and the co-edited volume, with Lewis Seifert, Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition (2016). Her current research addresses the culture of drink in 19th-century France.
War, regime change and protest movements fueled widespread social tumult in France during the Belle Époque, and drink culture was no impartial bystander to this national turmoil Read More