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

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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.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Second World War in Literature
EditorsI.R.W Higgins
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Pages71-83
Number of pages13
Volume21
Edition1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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Keywords

  • French resistance
  • World War II
  • occupation
  • De Gaulle
  • mode retro
  • post-liberation
  • demythification

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Morris, A. (1986). Attacks on the Gaullist "Myth" in French Literature since 1969. In I. R. W. Higgins (Ed.), The Second World War in Literature (1 ed., Vol. 21, pp. 71-83). Edinburgh. https://doi.org/10.1093/fmls/XXI.1.71
Morris, Alan. / Attacks on the Gaullist "Myth" in French Literature since 1969. The Second World War in Literature. editor / I.R.W Higgins. Vol. 21 1. ed. Edinburgh, 1986. pp. 71-83
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