BEACH, C. "Savoir c’est pouvoir: Integral education in the novels of Andre Leo "

EducationLiterature: novelsBibliographyLÉO, André (pseud. de CHAMPSEIX, née Léodile BERA ; Lusignan, France 1824-1900)

Nineteenth-Century French Studies, Vol. 36 No. 3-4 Pages: 270+ (Spring-Summer 2008)

Andre Leo (1824-1900), an advocate of "integral education", wrote over twenty novels. She criticizes the educational practices of the second half of the 19th century, calls for the education of women and workers, the secularization of public schools and co-education.