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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Maurice Samuels  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1968 in Chicago, Illinois


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Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Maurice Samuels is a professor of French at Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut.


Selected Titles At Your Library

The spectacular past :
ISBN: 0801442494. OCLC Number: 55085745

Cornell University Press,. .

Samuels shows how new technologies allowed a cult of the spectacle to pervade the national consciousness of post-Revolutionary France, & argues that the realist fiction of Balzac & Stendhal was a reaction to the spectacular mode of historical representation.

The spectacular past :
ISBN: 0801489652. OCLC Number: 55085745

Cornell University Press,. .

Samuels shows how new technologies allowed a cult of the spectacle to pervade the national consciousness of post-Revolutionary France, & argues that the realist fiction of Balzac & Stendhal was a reaction to the spectacular mode of historical representation.

Additional Title Information

The Spectacular Past: Popular History and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century France

, Cornell University Press, 2004


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