Acknowledgements Introduction: The Place de la Bastille
1. What's that poor creature doing here? : the area and the fortress before the Revolution of
2. 'Thought blew the Bastille apart': the fall of teh fortress and the revolutionary years,
3. 'The strategy of the generals of Africa shattered': the Restoration, Orleanist and Second Republic Years, 1815-1851
4. 'Where is the noise of the storm that I love?: The Second Empire from Hausmann to the Commune
5. 'Satan's bagpipes' : La Belle Epoque's forty-three years of peace
6. 'Villains, stars and everybody in between': The First War and the 'entre-deux-guerres'
7. 'Slicked hair and splendid sideburns': Occupation and Liberation
8. Let's have some sun!: post- Gaullisma and the Mitterrand years
9. 'A building, not a monument': the construction of the Bastille Opera 10.'A real earthquake': the impact of the Opera on the quartier
11. Flanerie in the archive: the Faubourg/ Bastille today Notes Bibliography Index.
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Epicentre of the Revolution of 1789, erstwhile bastion of the skilled working-class and centre of radical agitation, along with Pigalle and Montmartre a focus for popular and raffish night-life in the early twentieth century, the Bastille area of Eastern Paris (also known as the Faubourg Saint-Antoine) is now an ethnically and socially mixed quartier which still bears the traces of its previous avatars. In a fascinating tour, Keith Reader charts the history and cultural geography of this unique area of Paris, from the fortress and prison that gave the area its name to the building of the largest and costliest opera house in the world. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2009.
Book — 1 online resource (xx, 223 pages,  pages of plates) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Table of contents; list of illustrations; editor's acknowledgements; introduction; list of abbreviations; part i; chapter one; chapter two; chapter three; centerfold; part ii; chapter four; chapter five; chapter six; appendix a; appendix b; contributors; selected bibliography; index.
This book of essays brings together international scholars working on the literary, visual, musical, and theatrical representations and reception of Hortense Mancini, Duchess Mazarin, an early modern woman whose literal-geographical-"border crossings" serve here as the starting point for an investigation of her and others' elisions and transgressions of borders of all kinds. The authors lay out strategies for exploring the ways in which she crossed geographical, gendered, cultural, and-in scholarly terms-disciplinary boundaries, and in so doing, consider how an investigation of those border crossings can enhance our understanding of early modern cultural formation. The new work presented here by some of the most distinguished junior and senior scholars working today in the fields of history, art history, literary history, the history of theater, and the history of music promises to stimulate a broader scholarly discussion about early modern border-crossing and women's places in the early modern period in general. (source: Nielsen Book Data)