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Plaque commémorative

Plaque recalling that "The literary magazine Confluences was published here from 1941 to 1944." The magazine was produced by a small group of literature-lovers: Marc Beigbeder,  Joseph  Rovan, François Guillot de Rodé, Pierre Grappin, Marc Barbezat et Jacques Aubenque. The Information Ministry of the Vichy government authorized its publication, after it was falsely claimed to have published its first issue before the defeat. It published among others Pierre Emmanuel, Paul Eluard, Henri Michaux, Louis Aragon, Pierre Seghers and Francis Ponge. Meetings took place in René Tavernier's apartment in rue Chambovet. Louis Aragon lived there... Read more

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Address : 4 rue Chambovet , 69003 Lyon
GPS Coordinates : 45.74911 , 4.895344
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  • Commemorative plaque
  • Civil resistance
  • Rhone
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Plaque recalling that "The literary magazine Confluences was published here from 1941 to 1944." The magazine was produced by a small group of literature-lovers: Marc Beigbeder,  Joseph  Rovan, François Guillot de Rodé, Pierre Grappin, Marc Barbezat et Jacques Aubenque. The Information Ministry of the Vichy government authorized its publication, after it was falsely claimed to have published its first issue before the defeat. It published among others Pierre Emmanuel, Paul Eluard, Henri Michaux, Louis Aragon, Pierre Seghers and Francis Ponge. Meetings took place in René Tavernier's apartment in rue Chambovet. Louis Aragon lived there for a time. The National Writers' Committee organized in Lyon under the aegis of René Tavernier.

Source: Bruno Permezel, Résistants à Lyon, Villeurbanne et aux alentours : 2824 engagements, BGA Permezel, 2003.

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