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The Melodramatic Thread

Spectacle and Political Culture in Modern France (Interdisciplinary Studies in History)

by James R. Lehning

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • European studies,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Europe - France,
  • Revolutionary,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • France,
  • History,
  • Revolution, 1789-1799,
  • Theater,
  • Theater and the revolution

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10228868M
    ISBN 100253349001
    ISBN 109780253349002

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This "melodramatic thread" helped weave the country's political life as it moved from monarchy to democracy. By examining the relationship between public ceremonies and theatrical performance, James R.

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