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Author Feilla, Cecilia.
Title The sentimental theatre of the French Revolution [electronic resource] / Cecilia Feilla.
Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Performance in the long eighteenth century.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The bestsellers of the French Revolution, or, Why sentimentality dominated the revolutionary stage: four case studies (la mère coupable, le déserteur, fénelon, and les deux petits savoyards) -- Revolutionary tableaux: Diderot, David, and the sentimental frame of politics -- Sentimental vows and the affective bonds of social contract: national and private theatricals in Collot d'Herbois's La famille patriote -- Virtue's proofs: Paméla on stage and on trial during the terror -- Virtuous citizen, suffering father: Voltaire's Brutus and the sentimentalization of political tragedy -- Acting revolution: Talma and the sentimental body.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Theater -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Books and reading -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Theater -- Moral and ethical aspects -- France.
Politics and literature -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781409411635 140941163X 1409411648 (DLC) 2012033176
ISBN 1409411648 (electronic bk.)
9781409411642 (electronic bk.)
9781409411635 (hardcover : alk. paper)
140941163X (hardcover : alk. paper)
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