Poetry and the police : communication networks in eighteenth-century Paris /

In spring 1749, Franc╠žois Bonis, a medical student in Paris, found himself unexpectedly hauled off to the Bastille for distributing an "abominable poem about the king." So began the Affair of the Fourteen, a police crackdown on ordinary citizens for unauthorized poetry recitals. Why was th...

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Main Author: Darnton, Robert.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
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Call Number: Wing DC729 .D37 2010
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