Terror And Its Discontents: Suspect Words In Revolutionary France

Terror And Its Discontents: Suspect Words In Revolutionary France

by Caroline Weber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816638861

ISBN-13: 9780816638864

Pub. Date: 01/15/2003

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816638864
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
01/15/2003
Edition description:
1
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue: The Revolution Is Frozen
1Rousseau's "Contradiction of Words": Sublime Totality and the Social Pact1
2The Terror That Speaks: The Unspeakable Politics of Robespierre and Saint-Just55
3The Bridle and the Spur: Collusion and Contestation in Desmoulins's Vieux Cordelier115
4The Second Time as Farce: Sade Says It All, Ironically171
Epilogue: The Revolution Eats Its Children228
Notes233
Selected Bibliography277
Index287

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