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Published: 19 October 2020

208 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781789621921

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The Culture of War

Literature of the Siege of Paris 1870-1871

Colin Foss

Liverpool University Press

Studies in Modern and Contemporary France

  • The first book on the literature of the Siege of Paris
  • A study of the troubled period before the revolutionary Commune of Paris
  • With chapters on theater, newspapers, publishers, and personal writing
  • Analysis of archival sources alongside literary texts
  • A broad narrative of the long winter of 1870-1871