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The melodramatic thread [electronic resource] : spectacle and political culture in modern France / James R. Lehning.

By: Lehning, James R, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Interdisciplinary studies in history: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (180 p.).ISBN: 9780253117014 (electronic bk.); 0253117011 (electronic bk.); 9780253349002 (cloth : alk. paper); 0253349001 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780253219107 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0253219108 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Theater -- France -- History -- 19th century | Theater -- France -- History -- 20th century | France -- Politics and government -- 19th century | France -- Politics and government -- 20th century | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Theater and the revolution | Th�e�atre -- France -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Th�e�atre -- France -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | France -- Politique et gouvernement -- 19e si�ecle | France -- Politique et gouvernement -- 20e si�ecle | France -- Histoire -- 1789-1799 (R�evolution) -- Th�e�atre et r�evolution | PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- History & Criticism | Theater -- Franz�osische Revolution | Franz�osische Revolution -- Theater | Theater -- Frankreich -- Geschichte 19. Jh | Theater -- Frankreich -- Geschichte 20. Jh | Politische Kultur -- Frankreich -- Geschichte 19. Jh | Politische Kultur -- Frankreich -- Geschichte 20. Jh | Theater -- Frankreich -- Geschichte -- 1900-1950 | Frankreich -- Theater -- Geschichte -- 1900-1950 | Theater | Film | Melodram | Politische Kultur | Frankreich | Geschichte 1789-2000Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Melodramatic thread.DDC classification: 792.0944 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Varieties of performance in nineteenth-century Paris -- Boulevard spectacles of the Third Republic -- Spectacles of light and darkness between the world wars -- Commercial spectacles in postwar Paris -- Conclusion.
Summary: Traces the "melodramatic thread" that runs through modern French political culture.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-174) and index.

Introduction -- Varieties of performance in nineteenth-century Paris -- Boulevard spectacles of the Third Republic -- Spectacles of light and darkness between the world wars -- Commercial spectacles in postwar Paris -- Conclusion.

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Traces the "melodramatic thread" that runs through modern French political culture.

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