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The Revolution: text, politics and dissent

Seminar week 15

Here is the seminar worksheet: fr120_seminar_w5.docx

Look at the following prints: ddhc_5.pdf, ddhc_6.pdf, ddhc_9.pdf, ddhc_10.pdf, ddhc_11.pdf, ddhc_13.pdf, ddhc_20.pdf, ddhc_23.pdf, ddhc_24.pdf, ddhc_26.pdf

Read the Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen: ddhc.pdf

Seminar week 17

Here is the seminar worksheet: fr120_seminar_week_17.docx

Look at the following prints: louis_capet_aux_enfers.pdf, execution_de_louis_capet.pdf, mort_de_louis_xvi.pdf, catastrophe_de_louis_xvi.pdf, jai_toujours_aim.pdf, dialogue_tte.pdf

Read J'attends le procès de Louis XVI: proces_louis_xvi.pdf

Seminar week 18

The worksheet can be downloaded here

Further reading:

Arasse, Daniel, The Guillotine and the Terror (London: Allen Lane, 1989)

Caiani, Ambrogio, Louis XVI and the French Revolution 5Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Doyle, William, The Oxford History of the French Revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)

Eisenstein, Elizabeth, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980)

Germani, Ian, & Swales, Robin J. W. (ed), Symbols, Myths and Images of the French Revolution (Regina: Canadian Plains Research Center, 1998)

Germani, Ian, 'Revolutionary Rites: Political Demonstrations at the Place de la Nation, Paris', Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 22 (2011), 57-97

Goldstein, Carl, Print Culture in Early Modern France: Abraham Bosse and the Purposes of Print (Cambridge; New York: CUP, 2011)

Goodman, Dena (ed), Marie Antoinette: Writings on the Body of a Queen (New York: Routledge, 2003)

Hesse, Carla, Publishing and Cultural Politics in Revolutionary Paris (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991)

Hould, Claudette, Images of the French Revolution (Québec: Les Publications du Québec, 1989)

Margerison, Kenneth, Pamphlets and Public Opinion (West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press 1998)

Soboul, Albert, Le Procès de Louis XVI (Paris: Julliard, 1966)

Trévien, Claire, 'Le Monde à l'envers: the Carnivalesque in Prints of the Construction of the Fête de la Fédération of 1790', French History, 26 (2012), 34-52

Walton, Charles, Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)