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Creole Medievalism: Colonial France and Joseph B'Diers Middle Ages

Creole Medievalism: Colonial France and Joseph B'Diers Middle Ages (Hardback)

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Joseph Bedier (1864-1938) was one of the most famous scholars of his day. He held prestigious posts and lectured throughout Europe and the United States, an activity unusual for an academic of his time. Bedier was publicly committed to French hegemony, yet he hailed from a culture that belied this ideal-the island of Reunion in the southern Indian Ocean. Probing the work of a once famous but little understood cultural figure, Creole Medievalism illustrates how postcolonial France and Reunion continue to grapple with histories too varied to meet expectations of national unity.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medieval Publisher: University of Minnesota Press Publication Date: 29/12/2010 ISBN-13: 9780816665259  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Michelle R. Warren is professor of comparative literature at Dartmouth College.

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