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Conclusion From modernity to postmodernity

Margaret Atack

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The book has discussed the idea that given the current dominance of theories of postmodernity, and the frequency with which its paradigms are used to investigate a wide historical range of material, ... More


Music and May '68

Eric Drott

in Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the curious place music and musicians occupied in the May uprising. Here as elsewhere, a principal concern is the reciprocal relation that exists between musical practices and ... More


Introduction: ‘Nous autres grecs’ 1

Miriam Leonard

in Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277254
eISBN:
9780191707414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277254.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

How did the Greeks come to be at the centre of a debate about the role of ‘the political’ in French structuralist and post-structuralist thought? This introductory chapter investigates how the major ... More


Introduction L’imaginaire de mai

Margaret Atack

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The month of May in the year 1968 was truly an exceptional episode in French history thanks to the violence of street battles with the police, the level of popular support for the protesters, the ... More


Intellectual fictions

Julia Kristeva

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter states that Les Samourais, the first novel written by Julia Kristeva, was a ‘roman-a-clef’ novel relating to the trajectories of the structuralist group of intellectuals from the ... More


Nanterre-la-Folie

Robert Merle

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter states that on April 2, 1968, a meeting was held in the ‘grand amphitheatre B2’ at the Nanterre campus that brought together about 1,500 students. The meeting was addressed by speakers ... More


Michel Houellebecq: ideological challenge and precipitating crisis

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter turns to Houellebecq, France's most famous — and controversial — living writer; the affaire Houellebecq; Extension du domaine de la lutte; and Les Particules élémentaires. It discusses ... More


Genre and Musical Representations of May

Eric Drott

in Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The uses ascribed to music during May and the après-mai period varied not only across musical and political formations, but also from one musical genre to another. This chapter examines this topic in ... More


André Téchiné

Bill Marshall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058318
eISBN:
9781781701072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058318.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is a full-length monograph about one of France's most important contemporary filmmakers, perhaps best known in the English-speaking world for his award-winning Les Roseaux sauvages/Wild Reeds of ... More


American Internationalists in France and the Politics of Travel Control in the Era of Vietnam

Moshik Temkin

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This essay focuses on American travelers and residents in France and the ways in which they drew acute French governmental attention in the wake of growing political turbulence around the Vietnam ... More


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