This invited conference paper on the state of literary culture in the UK observed that the British consumed more books per year than their continental neighbours and that literary activity was in robust good health. It went on to discuss the reasons for this state of affairs, contrasted with the relative decline in the popularity literary studies in France, concluding that the educational structures were so different as to make any externally imposed solutions of dubious relevance.
|Translated title of the contribution||De la transmission litteraire en Grande Bretagne|
|Title of host publication||Les enseignants et la litterature: la transmission en question|
|Editors||Emmanuel Fraisse, Violaine Houdart-Merot|
|Publisher||SCEREN - CDP/Academie de Creteil/Universite de Cergy-Pontoise|
|Pages||93 - 101|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|