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Attacks on the Gaullist "Myth" in French Literature since 1969

Morris, Alan (1986) Attacks on the Gaullist "Myth" in French Literature since 1969. In: The Second World War in Literature. Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh, pp. 71-83. ISBN 0-7073-0427-X

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Abstract

A myth grew up around the Resistance and de Gaulle after the Second World War. This article examines how the myth developed until 1969 at which point the demythification began and became a fashion, la mode retro. The article reviews the works of novelists who challenged the myth.