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Cristina Nehring

Cristina Nehring teaches at Paris-XIII. She is writing a book about love in the Western world.

Francine Prose

Cristina Nehring, 29 November 2001

Theodore Swenson regrets his virtues. The protagonist of Francine Prose’s novel has been a popular creative writing professor for twenty years, but he has never – not once – slept with a student. Most of the time he attributes this to his love for his wife: ‘His marriage meant everything to him. That’s what he imagined telling admiring students if it ever came to...

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