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Author Baecque, Antoine de.
Title Glory and terror : seven deaths under the French Revolution / by Antoine de Baecque ; translated by Charlotte Mandell.
Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2001.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  944.04 B    IN LIBRARY
Description 243 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Originally published: France : Editions Grasset & Fasquelle, 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-233) and index.
Contents Mirabeau; or, the spectacle of a public corpse -- Voltaire; or, the body of the philosopher king -- The Princesse de Lamballe; or, sex slaughtered -- Louis XVI; or, the sacred remains -- Geoffroy; or, the fear of others -- Robespierre; or, the terrible tableau -- Madame Necker; or, the poetry of the corpse.
Subject France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 -- Psychological aspects.
Death -- Psychological aspects -- History -- 18th century.
Martyrs -- France -- Biography.
Human body -- Symbolic aspects -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2001. ZNS
Added Title Gloire et l'effroi. English
ISBN 0415926165 (hardbound)