Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2015

208 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748694396

Bookseller Code (06)

Forgetting Differences

Tragedy, Historiography, and the French Wars of Religion

First Edition

Andrea Frisch

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture

  • Confronts historiography and tragedy in the era of the French Wars of Religion
  • Addresses the themes of amnesty, pardon, memory, and forgetting in the context of civil war
  • Provides both close readings and a broad argument about the impact of the monarchical politics of reconciliation on conceptions of how history and tragedy should 'move' their audiences
  • Treats multiple French authors including André de Nesmond; Henri-Lancelot Voisin de la Popelinière; Pierre Matthieu; Jean de la Taille; Robert Garnier

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