Robespierre a lyrical drama by Patterson, R. H.

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  • Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794 -- Drama.

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StatementWith a preface on the new phase of the modern drama
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxi, 89 p.
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL24154013M
OCLC/WorldCa63996592

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Books by Maximilien Robespierre Maximilien Robespierre Average rating · ratings · 40 reviews · shelved 1, times Showing 30 distinct works. The author pays particularly close attention to Robespierre’s early years and seeks to place his subject in proper historical perspective in the French Revolution overall and not merely as the driving force behind the Reign of Terror, which he wasn’t.

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In the latter months of he came to dominate the Committee of Public Safety, the principal organ of the Revolutionary government during the Reign of Terror, but in he was overthrown and executed. The worst elements of the French Revolution have long been attached to the actions of Maximilien Robespierre so I found this book interesting as a more nuanced appraisal which peels away subsequent assessments that transformed him into a pantomime villain/5.

Maximilien Marie Isidore Robespierre (mäksēmēlyăN´ märē´ ēzēdôr´ rôbĕspyĕr´), –94, one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. Early Life A poor youth, he was enabled to study law in Paris through a scholarship.

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My own 2c, completely power hungry manic mixed with a progressive disdain for people over his version of the truth. Mar 13,  · Out of Print. Read Peter McPhee's essay on writing a "human" biography of Robespierre on the Yale Press Log.

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It has an extraordinary resonance in a world obsessed with terrorism and appalled by the language of its proponents. The resolution was passed, and Robespierre, his brother Augustin, Louis–Antoine Saint–Just, Georges Couthon, and several others were arrested.

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Jan 06,  · Born on May 6, in Arras, France, Maximilien de Robespierre was the son of a lawyer. During his years at school and college, he was inspired by Roman philosophers like Cicero and Cato; but most of all by the Enlightenment philosopher Jean-Jacques 3rdrailphotography.com other things, Rousseau had argued for the theory of Social Contract which was against the divine right of the.

Maximilien Robespierre (­ ) was the leader of the twelve­man Committee of Public Safety elected by the National Convention, and which effectively governed France at the height of the radical phase of the revolution. He had once been a fairly straightforward liberal thinker - reputedly he slept with a copy of Rousseau's Social Contract at his side.

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Figure and Maps Preface PART ONE: OPPOSITION Chapter 1 The First Thirty Years Chapter 2 Robespierre in the Constituent Assembly May Septem ber Chapter 3 Out of Parliament, Septem ber September Chapter 4 The Nature of Power: The Institutions of the First Republic, Chapter 5 Unfinished Business, 20 Septem ber Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Robespierre's rise in the Jacobins also increased his visibility and popularity with the general public, with whom he constantly identified himself.Maximilien Robespierre ().

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