Used at first with their original (definite) article, the phrases exception francaise and
fin de l’exception francaise gained instant notoriety after the publication of Furet,
Julliard and Rosanvallon’s 1988 book La Republique du centre: La fin de l’exception
francaise. Before too long, the shorter phrase, which (contrary to what is sometimes
asserted) was already in existence, also started occurring without the article, with
other determiners, and in the plural. This paper details some of...[Show more]
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