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469. Interwar Encounters with Metropolitan French Literature: Diffusions, Responses, Censorship

Thursday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Greenwood, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Sara Kippur, Trinity Coll., CT

1. "René Maran, Forgotten Father of the Francophone Novel," Felisa Vergara Reynolds, Univ. of Saint Thomas

2. "The Effects of Censorship on the Emergence of Anticolonial Protest in France," Phyllis Suzanne Taoua, Univ. of Arizona

3. "'Les fictions les plus parisiennes': Condemnation and Imitation in the French-Canadian Didactic Novel of the 1920s," François Proulx, Harvard Univ.

Responding: Odile Marie Cazenave, Boston Univ.


  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • Francophone Literature – General

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