Shifting Frontiers of France and Francophonie

Shifting Frontiers of France and Francophonie


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ISBN-13: 9783906768311
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 03/09/2004
Pages: 347
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

The Editors: Dr Yvette Rocheron is Lecturer in Modern French Studies at the University of Leicester. As a sociologist, her interests and publications cover French television culture, immigration, mixed families and multiculturalism.
Christopher Rolfe is Senior Lecturer in French and Director of the Centre for Quebec Studies at the University of Leicester. He has published on a wide range of Quebec-related subjects. He is a former President of the British Association for Canadian Studies.

Table of Contents

Contents: Jocelyn Létourneau: Le Québec d’aujord’hui: défis et possibilités pour une (petite) collectivité francophone d’Amérique du Nord – Margaret Majumdar: Francophonie: the Caribbean dimension – Mohamed Benrabah: An Algerian paradox: Arabisation and the French language – Dawn Marley: The evolution of a postcolonial role for French in Morocco – Gavin Bowd: Romania and la francophonie since Ceausescu – John Oswald: Camus’s Europeanism: trying to cope with shifting frontiers – Rabah Aissaoui: Le Mouvement des travailleurs arabes: ethnicity, antiracism and political mobilisation amongst Maghrebi immigrants during the 1970s in France – Geoff Hare: Is French football still French? Globalisation, national identity, and professional sport as spectacle and commodity – Honora Naughton: From cohabitation to marriage of convenience: the end of Elf as an independent national champion – Joanna Helcké: La tchatche and the gendering of ethnic identities in France’s banlieues – Clare Humberstone: The policy of ZEP: strengthening or weakening of frontiers of exclusion? – Kay Chadwick: Crossing religious frontiers? Catholic responses to Islam in post-1945 France – Gabrielle Varro: Building ‘otherness’. Mixed marriages and métissage in French soiety – Rosemary Chapman: The colony hits back: the French experience in Quebec literature – Patrick Corcoran: Cultural ambivalence in the novels of Ahmadou Kourouma – Terry Bradford: Traveller and marginal: the French intellectual portrayed by Raymond Jean – Helena Garnett: Writing at the margin: an introduction to the exile novels by Andreï Makine, Milan Kundera and Rodica Iulian – Ann Miller: Les héritiers d’Hergé: the figure of the aventurier in a postcolonial context – Nicole Fayard: A hybrid Shakespeare: the shifting frontiers of Georges Lavaudant’s theatre.

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