French Education: Fifty Years Later

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

Editors' Preface

I. Chronology

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
Reading and Living

 

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Contents

Commemoration Nostalgia and Crisis in French Education
1
I Chronology
15
II Historical Perspectives
27
III Education Outside of the School Outside of France
95
IV The Persistent Controversy
147
V Glossary
209
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