It is a worldview that takes its name from the French nationalist writer, contemporary of the Dreyfus Affair, Maurice Barrès.
The Strauss-Kahn affair is obviously unrelated to the Dreyfus affair.
In fact, Dreyfus mentions that at one point during their school days Halévy refused to speak to Proust for a month.
Now dying of cancer, the Dreyfus Affair jolts him self-rediscovery.
In this sense Herzl could say later that the Dreyfus affair had made him a Zionist.
I don't mean to say that he saw himself as a kind of Dreyfus.
I ventured to say, "Do tell me the real facts about the Dreyfus affair."
Now Dreyfus went on like a man who knew he was a wronged man.
Without this precedent Dreyfus could not have been condemned.
M. Demange (famous later for his defence of Dreyfus) appeared for Gaudry.