This volume is a study of the interdisciplinary nature of prison escape tales and their impact on European cultural identity in the eighteenth-century. Contemporary readers identified with the heroism such works promoted, because escape heroes most often define themselves via their confrontation with the arbitrary power of the sovereign, prefiguring the boldnessof the French Revolution.
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|Size: ||8.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Bucknell University Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007579211 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|