French Education: Fifty Years Later

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Ralph Albanese, Mortimer Guiney
Yale University Press, 2008 - Education - 217 pages
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Editors’ Preface


II. Historical Perspectives

Violaine Houdart-M rot

Literary Education in the Lyc e: 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

Reading and Living


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Commemoration Nostalgia and Crisis in French Education
I Chronology
II Historical Perspectives
III Education Outside of the School Outside of France
IV The Persistent Controversy
V Glossary

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