The great cat massacre and other episodes in French cultural history / Robert Darnton.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Darnton, Robert.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Basic Books, [1984]
Table of Contents:
  • Peasants tell tales: the meaning of Mother Goose
  • Workers revolt: the great cat massacre of the Rue Saint-Séverin
  • A bourgeois puts his world in order: the city as a text
  • A police inspector sorts his files: the anatomy of the republic of letters
  • Philosophers trim the tree of knowledge: the epistemological strategy of the Encyclopédie
  • Readers respond to Rousseau: the fabrication of romantic sensitivity.