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Episode 50 - Howl: Violette Noziere, 1930s Paris & the Invisible Generation




In the summer of 1933, 18-year-old Violette Noziere poisoned her parents before heading out to enjoy the Parisian nightlife. When she was arrested and gave the motive for her crime, Violette scandalized the country.



Sources:


Breton, Andre. Violette Nozieres (Brussels: Editions Nicolas Flamel, 1933).


Maza, Sarah. Violette Noziere: A Story of Murder in 1930s Paris (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011).


Reynolds, Sian. France Between the Wars: Gender and Politics (London: Routledge, 1996).


Traub, Courtney. “La Coupole, a Montparnasse Brasserie Haunted With Artistic History.” Paris Unlocked. 10 October, 2023. https://www.parisunlocked.com/best-of-paris/inside-la-coupole-a-montparnasse-brasserie-haunted-with-artistic-history/



Warner, Judith. “The Murder that Transfixed 1930s Paris.” Book Review - Violette Noziere. New York Times. 3 June, 2011. https://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/05/books/review/book-review-violette-noziere-by-sarah-maza.html






Music: Credits to David Fesilyan 


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