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Dramatic representation as a means of popular instruction in the French revolution ...

Rita Dielmann

Dramatic representation as a means of popular instruction in the French revolution ...

by Rita Dielmann

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Published in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Abstract of thesis (Ph.D.) - Cornell university, 1924.

Statementby Reta [.] Hazel Dielmann.
The Physical Object
Pagination[6] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15061597M

Portraiture and Politics in Revolutionary France challenges widely held assumptions about both the genre of portraiture and the political and cultural role of images in France at the beginning of the nineteenth century. After , portraiture came to dominate French visual culture because it addressed the central challenge of the Revolution: how to turn subjects into : Amy Freund. Buy history books - the French Revolution for lovers, students and teachers of history - we use DVD dramatic recreation - part of the Shaping of the Western World Series. this book quickly became a historical classic for its attempt to make sense of the revolution The Coming of the French Revolution.

Historic overview Secular French theatre. Discussions about the origins of non-religious theatre ("théâtre profane") -- both drama and farce—in the Middle Ages remain controversial, but the idea of a continuous popular tradition stemming from Latin comedy and tragedy to the 9th century seems unlikely.   The top 10 French Revolution novels Ahead of this year's Bastille Day, novelist Jonathan Grimwood chooses fiction's best treatments of the mother of modern revolts Jonathan Grimwood.

French literature - French literature - From to the midth century: The French Revolution of provided no clean break with the complex literary culture of the Enlightenment. Many ways of thinking and feeling—whether based on reason, sentiment, or an exacerbated sensibility—and most literary forms persisted with little change from to the imposition of the institutions of the French Revolution as an ‘exogenous treatment’ and investigate the economic implications of the radical French reforms. We distinguish three de nitions of ‘French treatment:’ (1) length of French occupation (in years), (2) a dummy for French control during the Revolutionary period prior to theFile Size: KB.


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