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Je me souviens: Histoire, culture, et littérature du Québec francophone
by Elizabeth Blood and J. Vincent H. Morrissette
Georgetown University Press, 2015
Paper: 978-1-62616-089-7
Library of Congress Classification PC2129.E5B565 2015
Dewey Decimal Classification 448.2421


Je me souviens invites post-intermediate students of French to improve their language skills while exploring the complex history and culture of Québec.

Drawing on cultural products from the earliest days of exploration to the present day, Elizabeth Blood and J.Vincent H. Morrissette curate an array of texts that sample Québécois literature, popular culture, art, music, and politics and frame the texts with pre-reading and post-reading activities, cultural notes, and historical overview sections. The interdisciplinary approach challenges students to improve their French language skills while learning about Québec. Thematically organized writings delve into issues central to understanding the many facets of contemporary Québécois identity, while prompts direct students to search for a range of materials online. Je me souviens is an essential resource for students interested in understanding the francophone world.

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