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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.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 18087
Keywords: French resistance, World War II, occupation, De Gaulle, mode retro, post-liberation, demythification, French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature, France
Subjects: Language and Literature > French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature
History General and Old World > France
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Humanities > French
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    Date Deposited: 17 May 2010 12:18
    Last modified: 04 Oct 2012 16:20
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/18087

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