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Making Way for Genius [electronic resource]: The Aspiring Self in France From the Old Regime to the New

Kathleen Kete
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780300174823 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The aspiring self in France from the old regime to the new
  • Genius, Madame de Staël, and the soul of prodigious success
  • Vocation, Stendhal, and the art of living ethically
  • Destiny, cuvier, and post-revolutionary politics
  • Friendship matters; arguments from Egypt; coda on Napoleon
  • Ambition in post-revolutionary lives.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-228) and index.
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