Le scandale de la Grande Guerre « illustré » pour les enfants : «Flambeau, chien de guerre» de Benjamin Rabier

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] The scandal of the Great War "illustrated" for children: "Flambeau, chien de guerre" by Benjamin Rabier

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[Autom. eng. transl.] The Great War scandal "illustrated" to children: Flambeau, Benjamin Rabier's war dog Benjamin Rabier (1864-1939) writes and illustrates the story of Flambeau, a volunteer dog of war, who actively participates through his wiles to the a patriotic effort through all the crucial moments of conflict, from mobilization to expected victory. In our intervention, we analyze the elements of this modern fable: the narrator and his enunciative posture, the lexicon that French children are supposed to know in wartime, privileged vector of stereotyped visions of the enemy, and the rhetorical processes put to the service of patriotic propaganda for children.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] The scandal of the Great War "illustrated" for children: "Flambeau, chien de guerre" by Benjamin Rabier
Original languageFrench
Title of host publicationLe scandale de la Grande Guerre: tuer les fils
EditorsSylvie Crinquand
Pages33-50
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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NameÉCRITURES

Keywords

  • Benjamin Rabier
  • First World War
  • Flambeau
  • Grande Guerre
  • scandal
  • scandale

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