Revolutionary acts : theater, democracy, and the French revolution (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Revolutionary acts : theater, democracy, and the French revolution

Author: Susan Maslan
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005.
Series: Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Susan Maslan demonstrates how theatre played a pivotal role in revolutionary France, positioning the theatrical stage as a battleground on which the people of Paris and the government fought for municipal control.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maslan, Susan, 1963-
Revolutionary acts.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607704469
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Maslan
ISBN: 0801881250 9780801881251
OCLC Number: 56905101
Description: xii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Resisting representation: theater and democracy in revolutionary France --
The comic revolution: Molire, Rousseau, Fabre d'Eglantine, and revolutionary antitheatricalism --
Robespierre's eye: revolutionary surveillance and the modern republican subject --
The home and the world: domestic surveillance and revolutionary drama.
Series Title: Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Responsibility: Susan Maslan.
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While traditional scholarship emphasizes the influence of newspapers and books on the French Revolution, Maslan's erudite analysis reveals the rich and powerful impact of theater on France's  Read more...

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Maslan's thought-provoking book makes a distinctive contribution to the understanding of the literary and cultural history of the French Revolution. Modern Language Review 2006 Original and Read more...

 
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