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Published: 04 January 2018

280 Pages


ISBN: 9780190644536

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The Place of Words

The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

  • Draws upon previously unknown archival sources
  • Sheds new light on the history of Academie Francaise during the French Revolution and Napoleonic period
  • First book-length study of controversial fifth edition of the dictionary