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Author Datta, Venita, 1961-

Title Heroes and legends of fin-de-siècle France : gender, politics, and national identity / Venita Datta

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  P96.H462 F84 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  P96.H462 F84 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  P96.H462 F84 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.239-254) and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: the fin-de-siècle cult of heroes; 1. Gender, class, and national identity: images of heroism in the Bazar de la Charite; fire of 1897; 2. Cyrano: a hero for the fin de siècle?; 3. 'L'appel au soldat': visions of the Napoleonic legend in popular culture; 4. On the boulevards: representations of Joan of Arc in the popular theater; 5. Opium, gambling, and the demimondaine: the Ullmo spy case of 1907-1908; Conclusion: from one war to the next: the end of heroes?
LC subject Heroes -- France -- History
Women heroes -- France -- History
Nationalism -- France -- History
Sex role -- France -- History
ISBN 9780521195959
9780521186520 (pbk.)
0521186528 (pbk.)