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Michel Bréal, un linguiste homme d'influence sous la IIIe République

Abstract : Michel Bréal was certainly the main French linguist of his time and he played an important role as a councilor for the Republican governments at the beginning of the IIIrd Republic, in particular in the realm of their school policy. From his terror in front of the Paris Commune to his attitude regarding the “Affaire Dreyfus”, his political commitment is deeply rooted in a firm albeit strongly moderate republicanism. This paper aims at showing how Michel Bréal did deliberately at the same time his work as a linguist and his interventions in the domain of school policy.
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Pierre Boutan. Michel Bréal, un linguiste homme d'influence sous la IIIe République. Dossiers d'HEL, SHESL, 2014, Linguistiques d'intervention. Des usages socio-politiques des savoirs sur le langage et les langues, pp.9. ⟨halshs-01115069⟩



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