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On New Year’s D ay 1939, 'Maurice Boissard’ raised his voice again, and for a second time his drama criticism began to appear in the Nouvelle Revue Francaise. It was eighteen years since, at Gide’s invitation, he had featured there, and now Jean Paulhan asked him to write for the magazine. Within a few months history repeated itself. Certain o f his observations brought strong protests from readers. Without regret, he gave up his contract.