Tag Archives: France

Futuristic Writings in 19th-Century France

A Review of The Future Looks Backward: Projection and the Historical Imagination in 19th-Century France, by Thomas Chapman Wing. A sense of the future is…

The Jewish Body in Postwar France

A review of L’Esprit du Corps: Bodies, Communities, and the Reconstruction of Jewish Life in France, 1914–1940, by Erin Corber. It is no mystery, now…

Patronage and Music Composition in France

A review of Toward a Theory of Patronage: Funding for Music Composition in France, 1918–1939, by Louis Epstein. Louis Epstein’s dissertation, “Toward a Theory of…

Violence and Masculinity in 19th c. France

A review of Revolutionary Histrionics: Violence and the Creation of Bourgeois Masculinity in Post-Napoleonic France. Dana Drew Irwin’s Revolutionary Histrionics: Violence and the Creation of…

Debt & Credit in Post-Revolutionary France

A review of In the Red and in the Black: Bankruptcy, Debt Imprisonment, and the Culture of Credit in Post-Revolutionary France, by Erika Vause. Erika…