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Absolutist Attachments: Emotion, Media, and Absolutism in Seventeenth-Century France

Chloé Hogg
Format
Book
Published
Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2019.
Language
English
Series
Rethinking the Early Modern
ISBN
9780810139411, 0810139413, 9780810139428, 0810139421, 9780810139435
Summary
'In Absolutist Attachments, Chloé Hogg uncovers the affective and media connections that shaped Louis XIV's absolutism. This book offers a view of another kind of absolutism--not the spectacular absolutism of an unbound king but the binding connections of his subjects'--
Contents
  • Introduction: Conversation with a king
  • Loving Alexander, or The emotions of absolutism. Interlude I: Sysigambis's desire (Scudéry) ; Interlude II: Alexander's tears (Racine)
  • Media wars: emotion, information, and the passage of the Rhine
  • Feeling newsy: Donneau de Visé writes the Sun King's wars
  • Boileau's bad taste and the sieges of Namur, 1692-1695
  • The surgeon king: wounding and the body politic
  • Conclusion: A passion without a name.
Description
xii, 276 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-267) and index.
Technical Details
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