History in the text : Quatrevingt-Treize and the French Revolution
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Published by J. Benjamins, 1980. in Amsterdam .
Written in English


  • Hugo, Victor, -- 1802-1885.,
  • History in literature.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [127]-129 p.

StatementSandy Petrey.. --
SeriesPurdue University monographs in Romance languages -- v. 3, Purdue University monographs in Romance languages -- v. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p. -- ;
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22214667M
ISBN 109027217130

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History in the Text: Quatrevingt-Treize and the French Revolution. Purdue University Monographs in the Romance Languages, Realism and Revolution: Balzac, Stendhal, Zola, and the Performances of History. Cornell UP, Speech Acts and Literary Theory. Routledge, In the Court of the Pear King: French Culture and the Rise of Realism. Quatre-vingt-treize is a French silent film based on a novel Ninety-Three by Victor Hugo and directed by André Antoine, Albert Capellani and Léonard Antoine from year Cast [ edit ] Charlotte Barbier-Krauss: Michelle Flécharde. Sandy Petrey is professor of French and comparative literature at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. The author of History in the Text: Quatrevingt-Treize and the French Revolution, he is completing a book entitled Realism and Revolution. French Forum () In the fifty years that separated the publication of Han d'Islande () from that of Quatrevingt-treize (), Victor Hugo's use of the novelistic form in many.