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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

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
Genre
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Friedman, Barton R
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • English literature
  • Historical fiction, English
  • Literature and history
  • War in literature
  • Revolutions in literature
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • English literature
  • France
  • France
  • France
  • France
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Historical fiction, English
  • Historiography
  • Literature
  • Literature and history
  • Public opinion, British
  • Revolutions in literature
  • War in literature
  • France
Label
Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-227) and index
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
899263118
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306986830
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt739jd5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)899263118
Label
Fabricating history : English writers on the French Revolution, Barton R. Friedman
Publication
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-227) and index
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
899263118
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306986830
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt739jd5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)899263118

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