Yale French Studies, Number 113

French Education: Fifty Years Later

Ralph Albanese and M. Martin Guiney, Special Editors

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July 28, 2008
224 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
ISBN: 9780300118209

Editors’ Preface


II. Historical Perspectives

Violaine Houdart-Mérot

Literary Education in the Lycée: Crises, Continuity, and Upheaval since 1880


Martine Jey

The Literature of the Enlightenment: An Impossible Legacy for the Republican School


Anne-Marie Chartier

When French Schoolchildren were Introduced to Literature (1920-1940)


Gilbert Chaitin

Education and Political Identity: The Universalist Controversy

III. Education Outside of the School, Outside of France

Ralph Albanese

Corneille as a Cultural Icon in France from the Third Republic to Today


Sabine Loucif

French in American Universities: Toward the Reshaping of Frenchness


Brigitte Weltman-Aron

The Pedagogy of Colonial Algeria: Djebar, Cixous, Derrida

IV. The Persistent Controversy

Pierre Albertini

Why Kevin’s Teacher Can’t Teach


Jean-Louis Chiss

The Crisis in the Teaching of French and the Status of the Reference to Linguistics


Dan Savatovsky

The Founding and Refounding of French as a Discipline


Tzvetan Todorov

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