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Author Douthwaite Viglione, Julia.

Title The Frankenstein of 1790 and other lost chapters from revolutionary France / Julia V. Douthwaite.

Published Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Chicago London The University of Chicago Press, 2012.


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 UniM Bail  809.393584404 DOUT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-304) and index.
Contents A revolution in literary studies -- Precursors -- On revolutionary fiction: definitions -- Significance for readers of 1789-1803 -- Significance for readers of our time -- From fish seller to suffragist: the women's march on Versailles -- Introduction -- The anxiety of ambivalence: journalism of october 1789 -- Poissard and amazonian pamphletry -- The poissarde's cultural heritage -- Fictions of amazonian ambition -- Coda: how the fish seller became a suffragist, thanks to L. Frank Baum -- The Frankenstein of the French revolution -- Introduction -- Legislating invention in 1790-91 -- Inventors and inventions in the public eye -- An object lesson on automaton politics -- The automaton between le miroir and Frankenstein: Condorcet, Doppet and Hoffmann -- Coda: Frankenstein's creature in the mechanical mold -- The once and only pitiful king -- Introduction -- Part one: Varennes -- Part two: les adieux -- Coda: how fatherhood failed the king, according to Balzac -- How literature ended the terror -- Introduction -- The revolutionary tribunal -- Prisoners' tales -- Crime narratives -- Coda: how literature ended the terror -- In guise of a conclusion.
Subject Literature and revolutions -- France.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
ISBN 9780226160580 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226160580 (cloth : alkaline paper)