1st Edition

Narrative Responses to the Trauma of the French Revolution

ISBN 9780367602840
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
196 Pages

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Book Description

This book examines both the notion that the non-political fiction of the Revolution is responding to the events in France and the idea that trauma theory might shed light on the ways in which novelists responded to the Revolution.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Revival of the Pastoral 2. The Regeneration of the Nation:The Bestsellers of Florian and Marmontel, 1790-92 3. The English Novel and the Literary Press in France during the Revolutionary Decade 4. Reconnection: 1794–98 5. Bearing Witness: The Émigré Novel 6. Conclusion

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Katherine Astbury