In Fontainebleau, the arrival of thousands of students shakes up the “nice bourgeois town”

Les Héronnières, former barracks on the grounds of the Château de Fontainebleau. ÉRIC NUNÈS / “THE WORLD” DOCUMENT Fontainebleau (Seine-et-Marne) is at the dawn of a new metamorphosis. Royal city built for the splendor of the kings of France, from François 1is to Louis XV, it changed for the first time in the 19e century, … Read more

Kate Middleton turns 40, the bourgeois born to be queen. She is the future of the Crown

Kate Middleton’s 40th birthday. Never a gaffe or a hair out of place, always smiling but aloof, “institutional” in her manner, the bearing of a model whose height is also 1.75, but with a sober style in dressing. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, better known as Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William of England, turns 40 … Read more

The daguerreotype, between bourgeois enthusiasm and artistic mistrust

By Nicolas Six Posted yesterday at 3:00 p.m., updated at 12:55 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers Series“High-tech in the 19th century” (1/4). “Le Monde” remembers four founding objects that have shaken up mentalities. In 1839, the daguerreotype propelled photography into French society. First adopted by rentiers and portrait entrepreneurs, the photo then touches families wishing … Read more

Young Thug thinks French rappers are petty bourgeois

The American rapper loses an opportunity to be silent. It’s a video that went viral on Twitter. Invited to express himself on rap as it is seen and done in other countries, Young Thug proved his lack of culture by explaining that the French and English rappers were bourgeois who did nothing hot in the … Read more