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

Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman, (electronic resource)

Label
Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution
Title
Fabricating history
Title remainder
English writers on the French Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Barton R. Friedman
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
P@U
Dewey number
820/.9/358
Index
index present
LC call number
PR129.F8
LC item number
F75 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-227) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn899263118
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400859344
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt739jd5
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.b33196552
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899263118
  • ebsco1400859344

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