H-France Reviews, Volume 21 (2021)

January Reviews

Clara Sitbon, Boris Vian, faiseur de hoax: pour une démystification de l’Affaire Vernon Sullivan. Leiden et Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2019. xii + 238 pp. €94.00 (hb). ISBN 978-90-04-38527-6; €94.00. (eb). ISBN 978-90-04-38944-1

Compte-rendu par Cécile Pajona, Université Côte d’Azur.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 1.

Christophe Bident, Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography, trans. John McKeane. New York: Fordham University Press, 2019. v + 614 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $40.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9-78-0823281756.

Review by Adam Potts, Newcastle University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 2.

Pascal Bastien and Simon Macdonald, eds., Paris et ses peuples au XVIIIe siècle. Paris: Éditions de la Sorbonne/Comité d’histoire de la Ville de Paris, 2020. 304 pp. Figures, indexes, and abstracts. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9791035105310.

Review by Katie Jarvis, University of Notre Dame.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 3.

Heather L. Bailey, The Public Image of Eastern Orthodoxy: France and Russia, 1848-1870. Ithaca: Northern Illinois University Press, 2020. xii + 294 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $55.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781501749513.

Review by George L. Freeze, Brandeis University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 4.

Alan Forrest, The Death of the French Atlantic: Trade, War, and Slavery in the Age of Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. xix + 352 pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, index. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780199568956.

Review by Paul Cheney, University of Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 5.

Béatrice Craig, Female Enterprise Behind the Discursive Veil in Nineteenth-Century Northern France. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. 307 pp. Tables, notes, appendices, bibliography. $99.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781137574121; $79.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9781574138.

Review by Michael S. Smith, University of South Carolina.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 6.

Vincent Robert-Nicoud, The World Upside Down in 16th Century French Literature and Visual Culture. Faux-Titre, 426.Leiden/Boston: Brill/Rodopi, 2018. xiv + 284 pp. Bibliography and index. €121.00 (hb.). ISBN 978-90-04-38183-4; €121.00 (eb.). ISBN 978-90-04-38182-7.

Review by Tom Conley, Harvard University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 7.

T. Lawrence Larkin, In Search of Marie-Antoinette in the 1930s: Stefan Zweig, Irving Thalberg, and Norma Shearer. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. vii-xx + 296 pp. Notes and index. $89.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-3-030-14599-6.

Review by Laura Mason, Johns Hopkins University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 8.

Cyril Lécosse, Jean-Baptiste Isabey: Petits portraits et grands desseins. Paris: CTHS/Institut national d’histoire de l’art, with the Université de Lausanne, 2018. 328 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7355-0855-6.

Review by Amy Freund, Southern Methodist University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 9.

Olivier Wieviorka, The Resistance in Western Europe, 1940-1945. Translated by Jane Marie Todd. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. xxi + 488 pp. $38.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9-78-0231189965; $26.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9-78-0231189972; $25.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9-78-0231548649.

Review by William I. Hitchcock, University of Virginia.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 10.

Patrick M. Bray, The Price of Literature: The French Novel’s Theoretical Turn. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2019. xiv + 147 pp. Notes, works cited, and index. $99.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN: 978-0-8101-3933-6; $34.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN: 978-0-8101-3932-9; $34.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN: 978-0-8101-3934-3.

Review by Adam Watt, University of Exeter.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 11.

Response by Patrick Bray, University College London.
H-France Review Vol. 20 (January 2020), No. 12.

Eric Fabre, Le commerce en haute Provence. Objets et moyens (fin du XVIIe-milieu du XIXe siècles), Paris: L’Harmattan, 2020. 362pp. €37.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-343-19718-0.

Compte-rendu par Eric Wenzel, Avignon Université.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (January 2021), No. 13.

February Reviews

Bishop, Michael, Earth and Mind: Dreaming, Writing, Being: Nine Contemporary French Poets–Yves Bonnefoy, Jacqueline Risset, Salah Stétié, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Tahar Ben Jelloun, André Velter, Marie-Claire Bancquart, Jean-Claude Pinson, Jacques Dupin. Leiden: Brill/Rodopi, 2018. xii + 154 pp. Notes and select bibliography. €88.00 (hb). ISBN 789004367661; (eb) 9789004367760.

Review by Hugues Azérad, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 14.

Christophe Rivière, Une principauté d’Empire face au Royaume: Le duché de Lorraine sous le règne de Charles II (1390-1431). Atelier de recherches sur les textes médiévaux, 26. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018. 576 pp. Tables, figures, indices. Appendices online. €100.00 (hb). ISBN 978-2-503-58232-0.

Compte-rendu par Pierre Courroux, Université de Pau.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 15.

Marion Schmid, Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019. ix + 228 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $100.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-4744-1063-2; $25.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-4744-8137-3.

Review by Dayna Oscherwitz, Southern Methodist University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 16.

Paul Fermon, Le Peintre et la Carte: Origines et essor de vue figurée entre Rhône et Alpes (XIVe-XVe siècle). Turnout, Belgium: Brepols, 2018. 507 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. €120.00 (cl). ISBN 978-2-503-58035-7.

Review by Michael Wolfe, Queen’s College, CUNY.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 17.

Michel Pastoureau, Yellow: The History of a Color. Translated by Jody Gladding. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2019. 240 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $39.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-691-19825-5.

Review by Heather McCune Bruhn, Penn State University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 18.

Bryan C. Keene, ed., Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2019. ix + 285 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. $60.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9781606065983.

Review by Carol Symes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 19.

Ian Coller, Muslims and Citizens: Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2020. viii + 349 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $50.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978030024336-9.

Review by William S. Cormack, University of Guelph.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 20.

Sandrine Berrégard, Pratiques de l’argument dans le théâtre français des XVIe et XVIIe siècles. Paris : Classiques Garnier, 2020. 491 pp. Tables, notes, bibliography, and index. €87.00 (hb). ISBN 978-2-406-09285-8; €48.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-406-09284-1.

Compte-rendu par Jennifer Tamas, Rutgers University.
H-France Review Vol. 21 (February 2021), No. 21.

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