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Paperback Terror and Its Discontents: Suspect Words in Revolutionary France Book

ISBN: 081663887X

ISBN13: 9780816638871

Terror and Its Discontents: Suspect Words in Revolutionary France

Camille Desmoulins, a journalist writing under the Montagnard regime of 1793-94, remarked that France's government had replaced "the language of democracy" with "the cold poison of fear, which paralyzed thought in the bottom of people's souls, and prevented it from pouring forth at the tribunal, or in writing." How this happened, how the Reign of Terror reached even into the realms of thought and language, is the subject of Caroline Weber's book,...

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