Yale French Studies by Dan Edelstein
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Yale French Studies
By Dan Edelstein

Yale French Studies

Myth and Modernity

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Yale French Studies by Dan Edelstein

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Editors' Preface Dan Edelstein and Bettina Lerner Mythomania and Modernity Part I: From Nation to Republic Bettina Lerner Michelet, Mythologue Leon Sachs Teaching to the Choir: The Republican Schoolteacher and the Sanctity of Secularism Tyler Stovall The Myth of the Liberatory Republic and the Political Culture of Freedom in Imperial France Part II: Reading Revolution Marie-Helene Huet The Face of Disaster Dan Edelstein The Modernization of Myth: From Balzac to Sorel Edward Berenson Fashoda, Dreyfus, and the Myth of Jean-Baptiste Marchand Part III: Mythical Selves Goran Blix Heroic Genesis in the Memorial de Sainte-Helene Natacha Allet Myth and Legend in Antonin Artaud's Theater Jean-Marie Apostolides Herge and the Myth of the Superchild Lawrence Kritzman De Gaulle's Memoires: Self-Portraiture and the Rhetoric of the Nation

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300115161
ISBN-10: 0300115164
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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