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French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Philippe Lane and Michael Worton (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book draws together a range of scholars to examine the state of French Studies in the UK, taking account of the variety of factors that have made the discipline what it is. The book looks ahead ... More


French Studies and the Postcolonial: The Demise or the Rebirth of the French Department?

David Murphy

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the specific challenge posed to previous conceptions of French Studies by the field's engagement with the specific ‘transnational’ form of questioning involved in the ... More


Why French Studies Matters: Disciplinary Identity and Public Understanding

Charles Forsdick

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the reasons why modern languages continue to be seen as more of an undergraduate subject than many other humanities disciplines. It considers the associated risks faced by ... More


A Short History of French Studies in the UK

Diana Holmes

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the history of French Studies in the UK. It shows that French established itself in the first two decades of the twentieth century as an intellectually ... More


French Studies and Discourses of Sexuality

Emma Wilson

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

French Studies in the UK has responded rather quickly to queer theory and its questioning of sexuality compared to related disciplines in France, in part through increased dialogue with French ... More


French Linguistics Research and Teaching in UK and Irish HE Institutions

Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Kate Beeching, Pierre Larrivée, and Florence Myles

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the research and teaching of French linguistics in UK higher education institutions. It covers the history of the French language; sociolinguistics; phonology and syntax; ... More


An Area Studies Approach in European and Global Contexts: French Studies in Portsmouth

Emmanuel Godin and Tony Chafer

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the development of a new type of language degree by the staff of the School of Languages and Area Studies (SLAS) at Portsmouth Polytechnic. In the 1970s, the traditional model ... More


Publishing Africa in French: Literary Institutions and Decolonization 1945-1967

Ruth Bush

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381953
eISBN:
9781786945181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Publishing Africa in French provides a critical analysis of the global dynamics and cultural and publishing history of French and African literature. It focuses on French readership and the French ... More


The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction

Celia Britton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311376
eISBN:
9781786945303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311376.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Sense of Community in French Caribbean Fiction seeks to better understand the concept of community as a central and problematic issue in French Caribbean literature. The study examines ... More


The Development of War and Culture Studies in the UK: From French Studies, Beyond, and Back Again

Nicola Cooper, Martin Hurcombe, and Debra Kelly

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how the study of France has played a pivotal role in the development of ‘war and culture studies’ in the UK. It first considers more generally the ‘cultural turn’ in war studies ... More


Robert Guédiguian

Joseph Mai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive account of Robert Guédiguian’s numerous films since 1980, combining stylistic analyses with historical, political, and generic context. More importantly, it makes ... More


Being Contemporary: French Literature, Culture and Politics Today

Lia Brozgal and Sara Kippur (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382639
eISBN:
9781786945198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382639.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Being Contemporary emerges from a sense of critical urgency to probe the notion of ‘the contemporary’, and the place of the contemporary critic, in French literary and cultural studies today. ... More


Introduction

Philippe Lane and Michael Worton

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter briefly sets out the book's purpose, which is to paint a picture of French Studies in the UK. It then cites the main challenge faced by modern language education, namely the ... More


Defining (or Redefining) Priorities in the Curriculum When the Good Times have Flown

William Burgwinkle

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses the question of where French Studies should go in the current era of financial constraints and cut-backs. It argues that twenty-first-century French Studies must foreground ... More


The exception anglo-saxonne? Diversity and Viability of French Studies in the UK

Adrian Armstrong

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter evaluates the capacity of French Studies to evolve in the near future. It considers the challenges for student and staff recruitment and curriculum development, as French loses its ... More


Contemporary Women's Writing in French: Future Perspectives in Formal and Informal Research Networks

Gill Rye

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the Contemporary Women's Writing in French (CWWF) seminar and research network, together with its related activities. Through its activities, events, and publication outputs, ... More


Popular Culture, the Final Frontier: How Far Should We Boldly Go?

David Looseley

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the place of contemporary popular culture in French Studies. It considers the reasons behind UK French Studies's absence of engagement with popular culture, and cites a semantic ... More


Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria

Jane Hiddleston

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846310317
eISBN:
9781786945341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310317.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Assia Djebar: Out of Algeria is a book about expatriation, and the constant, necessary revisiting that follows. In the book, Hiddleston seeks to conceptualise Djebar’s progressive struggle and ... More


Oxford, Theatre and Quarrels

Alain Viala

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Oxford University's French subfaculty occupies a unique position in the network of French Studies in the UK: the size of the department, the collegiate structure of the university, and certain of its ... More


Gender and the French Language: The longue durée of French Studies in the UK

Michèle Cohen, Hilary Footitt, and Amy Wygant

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the notion that the study of French in the UK today is framed by a series of historical assumptions about the nature of the French language, and about the implications of ... More


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