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Stars Rating: 3.73 of 5 stars Original Book Title: The Family Romance of the French Revolution
The Family Romance of the French Revolution
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Ebook Tags: History, Non Fiction, Cultural, France, Academic, Read For School Ebook Format: RTF, TXT, PDF, MOBI, DJVU, FB2, iBook, ePub, DOC
Date of Publication: February 24th 1993 by University of California Press (Berkeley/LA) (first published 1992) Language of Ebook: English
Author/Writer: More Info: Paperback, 229 pages

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This latest work from an author known for her contributions to the new cultural history is a multidisciplinary investigation of the foundations of modern politics. "Family Romance" was coined by Freud to describe the fantasy of being freed from one's family & joining one of higher social standing. Lynn Hunt uses the term broadly to describe the images of the familial o This latest work from an author known for her contributions to the new cultural history is a multidisciplinary investigation of the foundations of modern politics. "Family Romance" was coined by Freud to describe the fantasy of being freed from one's family & joining one of higher social standing. Lynn Hunt uses the term broadly to describe the images of the familial order underlying revolutionary politics. In a wide-ranging account using novels, engravings, paintings, speeches, newspaper editorials, pornographic writing & revolutionary legislation about the family, Hunt shows that politics were experienced thru the grid of the family romance.
List of Illustrations
Preface
The family model of politics
The rise & fall of the good father
The band of brothers
The bad mother
Sade's family politics
Rehabilitating the family
Epilogue: Patriarchy in the Past Tense?
Index

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