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La République des signes: myths of Frenchness since Le Petit Diouf

La République des signes: myths of Frenchness since Le Petit Diouf
La République des signes: myths of Frenchness since Le Petit Diouf
Reflecting on Roland Barthes’ Le Petit Diouf, Pr Michael Kelly explores the relationship between nationhood and myth-making in contemporary France. The Petit Diouf is the figure pictured on the front page of a 1955 issue of the French magazine Paris Match. It provides an example of the way daily myths operate in the making of French national identity and eventually reinforce the power of the state.
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Kelly, Michael
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Kelly, Michael
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Kelly, Michael (2015) La République des signes: myths of Frenchness since Le Petit Diouf. UoP Francophone Africa Critical Perspectives Blog, 1.

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Abstract

Reflecting on Roland Barthes’ Le Petit Diouf, Pr Michael Kelly explores the relationship between nationhood and myth-making in contemporary France. The Petit Diouf is the figure pictured on the front page of a 1955 issue of the French magazine Paris Match. It provides an example of the way daily myths operate in the making of French national identity and eventually reinforce the power of the state.

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Published date: 8 December 2015
Organisations: Modern Languages

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Local EPrints ID: 395113
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/395113
PURE UUID: 9f9e03b4-4068-4e58-b669-368c07aad241
ORCID for Michael Kelly: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-7955-3860

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Date deposited: 25 May 2016 13:42
Last modified: 20 Sep 2018 00:36

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