Biography in early modern France, 1540-1630

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The first major scholarly investigation into the rich history of the marked body in the early modern period, this interdisciplinary study examines multiple forms, uses, and meanings of corporeal inscription and impression in France and the French Atlantic from the late sixteenth through early eighteenth centuries.

This is a highly original study of demon possession and the ritual of 1540-1630 book, both of which were rife in early modern times, and which reached epidemic proportions in France. Catholics at the time believed that the Devil was everywhere present, in the rise of the heretics, in the activities of witches, and even in the bodies of pious young women.

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Paperback. Published: 16 July Pages | 1 linecut, 2 maps, 7 graphs. ISBN: In her study of a selection of biographies (and one autobiography) from early modern France, Katherine MacDonald trains her attention on the biographers rather than on their subjects. Early modern bodies, particularly menstruating and pregnant bodies, were not stable signifiers.

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In her study of a selection of biographies (and one autobiography) from early modern France, Katherine MacDonald trains her attention on the biogra phers rather than on their subjects. Katherine MacDonald. Biography in Early Modern France – Forms and Functions.

Research Monographs in French Studies London: Maney Publishing, index. illus. bibl. n.p. ISBN: –1––11–3. In this study on exemplarity in biography. Biography in Early Modern France, Forms and Functions Dec 2, The first study of monograph lives of men of letters in sixteenth-century France, this ground-breaking book offers valuable insights into biography's role as a form of social and cultural negotiation geared to advance the biographer's career.".

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Download. Shelves: phd-list, academic, early-modern-history This is an excellent collection of eight essays, which deal with different aspects of social changes that occurred in France during the 16th century. Highlights include her examination of the motives and characteristics of religious riots, changes in attitudes on welfare and poverty, and the /5(6).

The spiritual biography was, in early modern Europe, a flourishing form of religious literature, and France contributed prolifically to the genre.

4 Lives (vitae) were circulated in manuscript form within convents and among circles of pious readers and were increasingly disseminated more widely via the printing press. Spiritual biographies were. Joseph Bergin’s wonderfully lucid and comprehensive treatment fills an enormous gap in the historiography of the period.

This book is more than recommendable, it should be essential reading.”—Robin Briggs, author of Early Modern France, France Timeline BCE. - The colony of Massalia is founded by the Ancient Greeks. This would later become the city of Marseille, the oldest city in France.

- Celtic tribes begin to settle in the region. - Southeastern France (called Provence) is taken over by the Roman Republic. 52 - Julius Caesar conquers Gaul (most of modern day. Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly has been an important forum for well-considered biographical scholarship for more than forty years.

It features stimulating articles that explore the theoretical, generic, historical, and cultural dimensions of life writing; and the integration of literature, history, the arts, and the social sciences as they relate to biography.

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Etienne Pasquier (–) was a renowned magistrate of the Parliament of Paris, a poet, an advisor to the last Valois. A Concise History of France by Roger Price: Part of the Cambridge Concise Histories series, (and so linked to another book on this list), this text is a middle length run through of a fascinating but at times complicated history.

The third edition has an extra chapter on very modern France. The Cambridge Illustrated History of France by Emmanuel Le Roy .