La nouvelle parisienne: Deconstructing stereotypes surrounding French women

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    She’s sexy, seductive and a fashion icon. The traditional stereotype of the Parisian woman has long dominated movies, television shows and books about France – but is in line with modern times? We talk to American author and journalist Lindsey Tramuta, whose book “La Nouvelle Parisienne: The Women and Ideas Shaping Paris” deconstructs the stereotype. 

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