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The Resource Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman

Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman

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Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution
Title
Fabricating history
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English writers on the French Revolution
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Barton R. Friedman
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Language
eng
Summary
Barton Friedman demonstrates the ways in which English men of letters in the nineteenth century attempted to grasp the dynamics of history and to fashion order, however fragile, out of its apparent chaos. The authors he discusses--Blake, Scott, Hazlitt, Carlyle, Dickens, and Hardy--found in the French Revolution an event more compelling as a paradigm of history than their own ""Glorious Revolution."" To them the French Revolution seemed universally significant--a microcosm, in short. For these writers maintaining the distinction between ""history"" and ""fiction"" was less important than ma
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman
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Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7zvq6m
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-227) and index
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Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400859344
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Media type code
c
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