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By Julian Bourg,François Dosse

Madame de Pompadour's recognized quip, 'Apr_s nous, le deluge,' serves as becoming idea for this energetic dialogue of postwar French highbrow and cultural lifestyles. during the last thirty years, North American and eu scholarship has been considerably remodeled through the absorption of poststructuralist and postmodernist theories from French thinkers. yet Julian Bourg's seamlessly edited quantity proves that, traditionally talking, French intellecutal and cultural lifestyles on the grounds that international warfare has concerned even more than a couple of notorious figures and ideas. stimulated through a wish to narrate and contextualize the deluge of 'French theory,' After the Deluge showcases fresh paintings through contemporary brightest students of French highbrow heritage that historicizes key debates, figures, and turning issues within the postwar period of French concept. hoping on fundamental and archival resources, participants research, between different topics: left-wing opinions of the Left, the internationalizing of idea, the institutional and affective stipulations of cultural lifestyles, and the non secular mind's eye. They revive overlooked debates and figures, and so they discover the bigger impression of political quarrels. In an afterword, preeminent French historian Fran_ois Dosse heralds the coming of a brand new new release, a historiographical sensibility that brings clean, unique views and a fondness for French background to the modern French highbrow enviornment. After the Deluge provides major intensity and breadth to our realizing of postwar French highbrow and cultural history.

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