Francophobia


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Morbid fear of anything French
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Were the failures of the interwar period caused by "French saber-rattling" or "self-indulgent British idealism combined with idiotic francophobia and a strong dash of duplicity?
Whereas Smith's novel directly critiques social oppression and Francophobia in England, Robinson's romance takes place in an Italy that resembles the sinister, Gothic realm portrayed in Radcliffe's Mysteries of Udolpho.
FRANCOPHOBIA has been running rampant in down-town America of late.
Those arguments will doubtless continue but to this writer it seems clear that, despite the political bluster and lurid Francophobia that accompanied it, the legal case for an invasion of Iraq in March 2003 was the flimsiest of houses built upon sand.
The fact that support of Jews was often commingled with other sentiments, including British patriotism, anti-Catholicism, Russo-and Francophobia, and conversionism--which the Rubinsteins either briefly note or downplay as significant in the second section of the book--suggests that philosemitism may not have been as ideologically pure or as consistently noble as they suggest.
The Prussians manifested a similar Francophobia, while also worrying about the religious beliefs of the dissident French clergymen (Hopel).
A section on Francophobia is little but a collection of lame jokes and nasty newspaper headlines.
Never performed in France before, probably owing to its rampant Francophobia and also its peculiar position as a climactic coda to the two Henry IV plays, "Henry V" proved baffling to public and critics more accustomed to the Bard's tragedies.
From the eighteenth century onwards, alternate outbursts of francophobia and anglophobia can be seen - for example, in Dryden and, in the 1920s and 30s with Cocteau and Henri Beraud.
In a post-revolutionary era of acute Francophobia the graphic arts exploited eating habits to make larger nationalist claims.
Francophobia among German musicians was, of course, but part of their culture's new emphasis on indigenous art, as epitomized in the `Sturm und Drang' movement of the 17705, when German literary figures set about establishing a truly national literature.
These bonds, reinforced by Francophobia, enabled the British and German organizations together to dominate the International, and facilitated ongoing contacts between German and British pacifists during the First World War.