'Reinventing Jeanne': The Iconology of Joan of Arc in Vichy Schoolbooks, 1940-44

@article{Jennings1994ReinventingJT,
  title={'Reinventing Jeanne': The Iconology of Joan of Arc in Vichy Schoolbooks, 1940-44},
  author={E. Jennings},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1994},
  volume={29},
  pages={711 - 734}
}
  • E. Jennings
  • Published 1994
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
From the late nineteenth century onward, the female symbols of Marianne and Joan of Arc began to be claimed by conflicting elements of a rapidly polarizing French society. They were presented as bitter rivals -the one adopted by republican or leftwing nationalists, the other increasingly by integral nationalists. Originally forged by a pantheon of chroniclers, from the contemporaneous view offered by Christine de Pisan to Voltaire's disparaging description, to Michelet's and then Bernanos… Expand
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