The culture of war : literature of the siege of Paris 1870-1871 /

"The Culture of War explores the unexpected flourishing of literature both high and low during the Siege of Paris at the end of the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871. When Prussian forces completely blockaded Paris, isolating the city from the outside world, Parisians turned to literature to resis...

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Foss, Colin (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, [2020]
Series:Studies in modern and contemporary France ; 6.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I: On Stage
  • 1. The Boulevards Lose their Theaters
  • 2. Hugomania
  • Part II: Off Presses
  • 3. The Feuilleton at War
  • 4. The Dubious Battle of Reichshoffen
  • Part III: At Home
  • 5. Letters to No One
  • 6. Historians of the Present
  • Part IV: In Print
  • 7. De-Modernizing Publishing
  • 8. To Make the Past Public
  • Coda: The Siege and State Violence
  • Bibliography
  • Index