, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 405–414 | Cite as

Critical practice and the transmission of culture

  • Mair E. Verthuy
  • Jennifer Waelti-Walters


Plague Woman Writer Critical Practice Divine Punishment Morality Lesson 
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  1. 1.
    Recently, the leading newspapers in Europe participated in a poll to discover which foreign authors ranked highest on the reading list of their readers. One is hard put to believe that millions of Europeans read or reread on a regular basis Dante, Goethe, Shakespeare. It is more likely they “know” that these are the “great” authors.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Albert Camus,La Peste (Paris: Gallimard, 1947).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    For more details, cf. Jennifer Waelti-Walters, “The Centripetal Structure of Camus'La Peste” inApproaches to Teaching Camus' The Plague (New York: M. L. A., 1985), pp. 37–46.Google Scholar
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    Cf. Mair Verthuy, “Pour Une Lecture anti-colonialiste deLa Peste”,Albert Camus, 13, (1987/88).Google Scholar
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    Jacques Ferron, partial list:Contes du pays incertain, Montréal éd. du jour, 1970;La Nuit, Montréal, éd. parti-pris, 1965;Papa Boss, Montréal, éd. parti-pris, 1966;L'Amélanchier, Montréal, éd. du jour, 1970;Les Confitures de coings, Montréal, éd. parti-pris, 1972.Google Scholar
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    Cf. “Québec, a Land of Questing (K)nights”,Regionalism and National Identity, ed Reginald Berry and James Acheson, (Christchurch, New Zealand: ACSANZ, 1985), pp. 275-82.Google Scholar
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    Colette Yver, partial list:Les Cervelines, Paris, Félix Juven, 1903, reissued Calman-Lévy;Princess de Science, Paris, Calman-Lévy, 1907;Les Dames du Palais, Paris, Calman-Lévy, 1909.Google Scholar
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    George Sand,La Petite Fadette, Paris, Michel-Lévy, 1849, frequently reissued.Google Scholar
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    Cf. Mair Verthuy, «La Petite Fadette de George Sand: An EpiceneBildungsroman”, to be published.Google Scholar

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  • Mair E. Verthuy
  • Jennifer Waelti-Walters

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