The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture

The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture

by Nicholas Hewitt
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052179465X

ISBN-13: 9780521794657

Pub. Date: 10/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Specially commissioned essays by specialists focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions in this Companion. The book provides information and analysis on such topics as French national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. It features supplementary material that includes a

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Specially commissioned essays by specialists focus on a wide range of political, historical and cultural questions in this Companion. The book provides information and analysis on such topics as French national identity, architecture, the mass media, food, literature, cinema, intellectual culture and music. It features supplementary material that includes a chronology, illustrations and suggestions for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521794657
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations; Chronology; Introduction: approaching modern French culture Nicholas Hewitt; 1. Modern France: history, culture and identity, 1900–45 Nicholas Hewitt; 2. Culture and identity in postwar France Giles Bousquet; 3. Architecture, planning and design Anthony Sutcliffe; 4. The mass media Jean-Claude Sergent; 5. Consumer culture: food, drink and fashion Hugh Dauncey and Keith Reader; 6. Language: divisions and debates Rodney Ball; 7. Intellectuals William Paulson; 8. Religion, culture and politics Michael Kelly; 9. The third term: literature between philosophy and critical theory Steven Ungar; 10. Narrative fiction in French Mireille Rosello and Jean Mainil; 11. Poetry Michael Bishop; 12. French theatre in the twentieth century Christophe Campos; 13. Music Colin Nettelbeck; 14. Visual culture Sarah Wilson; 15. French film Jill Forbes and Susan Harris; Index.

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