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Christine Adams

held Madame de Maintenon responsible for encouraging Louis XIV's religious bigotry and especially the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685. 81 But misogyny and stereotypes of feminine behavior have undergirded critiques of the political influence

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

Valérie in Platform using the term “submission”; her appeal is, quite literally, her complete submissiveness. Houellebecq contrasts Valérie to the bitter, aging feminist, Josiane, whom he reduces to the cruelest antifeminist stereotype, that is to say

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Whitney Walton

intelligence with original thoughts who enjoyed maintaining an efficient and comfortable household and providing good food for her family and friends. Barine claimed that the stereotype of a housewife in the eyes of the current young generation was a woman in

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Nadia Malinovich

, entre autres, qu’on puisse être à la fois juif et français comme l’Alliance le préconise.” 59 As this comment indicates, one of the objectives of the American Friends was to deflect negative stereotypes about France and French Jews in the United States

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Black October

Comics, Memory, and Cultural Representations of 17 October 1961

Claire Gorrara

, contesting negative stereotyping of Algerians living in France. 51 Jan Baetens, “History against the Grain: On the Relationship between Visual Aesthetics and Historical Interpretation in the Contemporary Spanish Graphic Novel,” Rethinking History: The

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De Beauvoir, Existentialism and Marx

A Dialectic on Freedom

Angela Shepherd

Beauvoir sets out to achieve within The Second Sex is a greater sense of clarity for women – that sexual difference does not justify cultural stereotypes and socially accepted norms and that myths of femininity do not determine what women are. Clearly an

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Derrière le massacre d’État

Ancrages politiques, sociaux et territoriaux de la « démonstration de masse » du 17 octobre 1961 à Paris

Emmanuel Blanchard

contradiction avec les représentations habituelles d’émigrés que les stéréotypes médiatiques empathiques réduisaient au travail et à la misère 66 . Cette stupéfaction était notamment exprimée dans un article de Jean Cau, annoncé en une de l’Express le 26

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Republican Imperialisms

Narrating the History of “Empire” in France, 1885–1900

Christina Carroll

(Paris: Fayard, 1972); Michael Osborne, Nature, the Exotic and the Science of French Colonialism (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994); Patricia M. Lorcin, Imperial Identities: Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Race in Colonial Algeria (New York: I

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Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

stereotypes, but rather in struggles at critical moments in French history. While I agree with almost everything in La Gauche, la droite, et le marché , I would push back in two regards. First, I think that Spector lets the French Right off too easily. The