Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-revolutionary France (Hardback)Robert Darnton
Hardback Published: 04/03/1996
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This work reveals the illegal book trade in France during the 18th century and explores the cultural and political significance of "bad" books. The author introduces three of the most influential illegal bestsellers, "Therese Philosophe", "L'An 2440" and "Anecdotes sur Mme La Comtesse du Barry".
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers