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The Deaths of Louis XVI:
Regicide and the French Political Imagination
Susan Dunn
With a foreword by Conor Cruise O'Brien

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Pt. IPolitical Myths
Ch. 1Louis XVI and the Cult of Human Sacrifice15
Ch. 2Louis XVI and Joan of Arc38
Ch. 3Michelet and Lamartine: Regicide, Passion, and Compassion67
Pt. IILiterary Myths
Ch. 4Louis XVI and His Executioners95
Ch. 5Victor Hugo, Kingship, and Louis XVI116
Ch. 6Camus and Louis XVI: A Modern Elegy for the Martyred King140
Conclusion165
Index171

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