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How French is 'French' sport?
(Edinburgh University Press, 2015-12)
This article explores how sports in France have responded to the challenges of globalization, and also to the opportunities of an increasingly multicultural society. Two case studies are offered in which a distinctive ...
"L'anglais tel qu'on le court": Antoine Blondin's "clichéd view of Englishness" in Tours de France: Chroniques intégrales de L'Équipe 1954-1982
(Liverpool University Press, 2014)
From 1954 to 1982, the right-wing French novelist Antoine Blondin wrote adaily chronicle for the three weeks of the Tour de France cycle race in thepages of the newspaper L’Équipe in which he was given the freedom tocover ...
The green fields of France: Ireland's sporting heroes and the Tour De France
(Taylor & Francis, 2006-07-06)
Irish cyclists have been a regular feature of the Tour de France. By examining the lives and feats of the various Irish born riders that have taken part in the world's most famous bike race, this paper demonstrates the ...
IRF Off: Connacht's fight for survival and the foundation myth of a rugby Identity
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-08-24)
Last of the four provincial branches to be formed in 1885, Connacht has always been fourth among equals in the pecking order of Irish rugby. In the late 1990s, spiralling costs associated with the administration of a ...
Time and the Traveller: The Case of Coquebert de Montbret
(Peter Lang, 2013)
Setting a place in the Cent Nouvelles nouvelles: The illustrations of Glasgow, Hunter 252
(SRNU (Stichting van Romanisten aan de Nederlandse Universiteiten) and Utrecht University Library Open Access Journals, 2017-06-26)
Reading MS Hunter 252 as a performance, this article examines the way that the manuscript s illustrations enhance the spatial element of the collection. The case of tale 65 is examined in particular to show how the ...
Using an example: Denis Sauvage, Philippe de Commynes and the ‘Vieil Exemplaire’
Philippe de Commynes was part of a community of writers in the fifteenth century who referred to their work as Mémoires, but readers did not recognize this as a generic marker and first editions of his work were published ...
Strangers in the frame: Inside and outside the Cent Nouvelles nouvelles
(Oxford University Press, 2018-05-30)
This article examines the way in which tales of the Burgundian Cent Nouvelles nouvelles are interpreted differently by different reading publics. Taking a neglected tale in the corpus, nouvelle 66, as a starting point, the ...