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The fall of Robespierre

The fall of Robespierre

an historical drama

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Published by Printed by Benjamin Flower for W.H. Lunn and J. and J. Merrill and sold by J. March, Norwich, 1794 in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby S.T. Coleridge
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
ContributionsSouthey, Robert, 1774-1843
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination37 p
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15139594M

Maximilien Robespierre (Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre) was born on May 6th, , in Arras where his father was based as an advocate. Robespierre and his three younger siblings were brought up by diverse relatives after their father dramatically lost his way in life after the death of his wife in childbirth in This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

The Directory regime, which came to power in after the fall of Robespierre, was known for its tenuous hold on power and the more relaxed atmosphere it supported within French society after the oppressive years of the Terror. Between the fall of Lewis in and the fall of Robespierre in , France was the scene of two main series of events. One set comprises the repulse of the invaders, the suppression of an extensive civil war, and the attempted reconstruction of a social framework.

A few months after her death, the father deserted his four young children. Robespierre and his brother went to live with their maternal grandparents. At 11, not an unusual age in those days, Robespierre won a scholarship to the University of Paris. After ten years there, he emerged with a law degree, returned to Arras, and started to practice law. Apr 17,  · Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution is the tale of Maximilien Robespierre, "The Incorruptible" - one of the foremost leaders of the Revolution which would ultimately condemn even him to axendadeportiva.com French Revolution is a subject I am not particularly familiar with, but having spent last semester in a graduate seminar on its /5.


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Early life. Maximilien de Robespierre was born in Arras in the old French province of axendadeportiva.com family has been traced back to the 15th century in Vaudricourt, Pas-de-Calais; one of his ancestors Robert de Robespierre worked as a notary in Carvin mid 17th century.

His paternal grandfather, also named Maximilien de Robespierre, established himself The fall of Robespierre book Arras as a axendadeportiva.com of death: Execution by guillotine. The Coup d'état of 9 Thermidor or the Fall of Maximilien Robespierre refers to the series of events beginning with Maximilien Robespierre's address to the National Convention on 8 Thermidor Year II (26 July ), his arrest the next day, and his execution on 10 Thermidor Year II (28 July ).

In the speech of 8 Thermidor, Robespierre spoke Location: Hôtel de Ville, Paris, France. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

The Fall of Robespierre: 9th Thermidor (July 27) This text comes from our book, Light to the Nations II: The Making of the Modern World. See digital samples, here. A satirical drawing depicting Maximilien Robespierre guillotining the executioner after he had killed of everyone else in France.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. CHAPTER. 1: CHAPTER II. CHAPTER III Albert Mathiez Snippet view - The fall of Robespierre: and other essays Albert Mathiez Snippet view - The fall of Robespierre: and other essays Albert Mathiez.

The author pays particularly close attention to Robespierre’s early years and seeks to place his subject in proper historical perspective in the French Revolution overall and not merely as the driving force behind the Reign of Terror, which he wasn’t.

“Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life” addresses three topics of axendadeportiva.com by: The present book is a continuation of those which we have published during the past dozen years in order to throw light upon the obscure, problems of the revolutionary drama.

Like Robespierre terroriste, like La Corruption parlementaire sous la Terreur, it is a collection of. Jan 31,  · Maximilien Robespierre, radical Jacobin leader and one of the principal figures in the French Revolution. In the latter months of he came to dominate the Committee of Public Safety, the principal organ of the Revolutionary government during the Reign of Terror, but in he was overthrown and executed.

The Fall Of Robespierre An Historic Drama. by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Author) › Visit Amazon's Samuel Taylor Coleridge Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Nov 07,  · Best ("unbiased") books on Maximilien Robespierre.

Dear historians. Or even books that fall in some type of middle ground. It can be a purely biographical work on Robespierre, or a book on the French Revolution that deals mainly with Robespierre's participation.

Nov 14,  · Maximilien Robespierre is one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution. He was instrumental in the period of the Revolution commonly known as the Reign of Terror, which ended with his arrest and execution in /5(2).

This book gives a highly detailed look about Robespierre and illustrates his growing rift between associates. The last chapters especially pages onward illustrate Robespierre’s political views and the change that would occur caused by both political and social pressures that led to.

The Fall of Robespierre is a three-act play written by Robert Southey and Samuel Coleridge in It follows the events in France after the downfall of Maximilien axendadeportiva.comierre is portrayed as a tyrant, but Southey's contributions praise him as a destroyer of axendadeportiva.com play does not operate as an effective drama for the stage, but rather as a sort of dramatic poem with each act.

Feb 11,  · The historian Colin Jones writes of McPhee's book: "Robespierre emerges less as the man who ruined the Revolution than as a man the Revolution ruined – Author: Ruth Scurr. Back to Robespierre Books. The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: The Fall of Robespierre. Poems.

a Course of Lectures. Omniana. by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. From $ The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre.

by David P. Jordan. From $ Rousseau, Robespierre and. Considering the limited amount of information available on the subject, I found this book to be rather informative and not just another recycled version of an older book.

Ruth Scurr delves into the conflicted mind of Robespierre and examines the French revolutionary's descent from man of the people to murderous tyrant.5/5(5). Jan 01,  · In this dazzling new series, philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Zizek interrogates key writings on axendadeportiva.comierre's defense of the French Revolution remains one of the most powerful and unnerving justifications for political violence ever written, and has extraordinary resonance in a world obsessed with terrorism and appalled by the language of its proponents.4/5(3).

Maximilien Marie Isidore Robespierre (mäksēmēlyăN´ märē´ ēzēdôr´ rôbĕspyĕr´), –94, one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. Early Life A poor youth, he was enabled to study law in Paris through a scholarship. He won admiration for his abilities, but his austerity and dedication isolated him from easy companionship.

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Right now, a generous supporter will match your donation 2. May 19,  · Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution by Ruth Scurr pp, Chatto & Windus, £ As Maximilien Robespierre was taken through the Author: Rebecca Abrams.

The Fall of Robespierre. Maximilien Robespierre has left behind him a name which is as detestable as any in history, "He was a man," said Condorcet, "without an idea in his head or a feeling in his heart." And yet he rose to be the first man, for a time, in France.The Dramatic Fall of Robespierre.

By Quetzalcoatl Category: 19th Century: Political History. Robespierre had been absent from public life for more than one month when he appeared again at the Convention on the 8 Thermidor*. Upon his return, Robespierre attacked those who he thought had discredited the revolution. He railed against 'certain.Her first book, Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French She is a Fellow of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.

She was educated at St Bernard's Convent, Slough; Oxford University, Cambridge University and the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris/5.