Poetry and the police : communication networks in eighteenth-century Paris /
In spring 1749, François 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...
|Published:||Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.|
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