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Published: 14 February 2018

280 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198808763

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Reforming French Culture

Satire, Spiritual Alienation, and Connection to Strangers

George Hoffmann

  • A study of Protestant satirical texts in sixteenth-century France
  • A novel reading of the French Reformation that offers new appreciation of a misunderstood movement and advances original arguments regarding its successes and failures
  • Proposes a mixed understanding of France as confessionally Catholic and culturally Protestant
  • Places Montaigne in a new context