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What happens when a transnational revolutionary idiom is translated into specific languages, each equipped with its own historical frames of references? This special issue tracks the various ways the French Revolution was creatively re-appropriated in British, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish and...
As Coleridge recognized, the French Revolution was an event especially open to interpretation. The Revolutionary debate supported the increasing importance of hermeneutics as a leading philosophical methodology adequate to explain why the Revolution's meaning was not fixed but tendentious. This...
The ‘New Constitution’ for a Hellenic Republic, published in Vienna by Rigas Velestinlis in 1797, was modelled closely on the French republican constitution of 1793, and envisaged what is now called a ‘civic nation’ based on inclusiveness and the ‘Rights of Man’. Rigas was arrested by the...
The aim of this essay is to investigate the concepts of cultural identity and national sovereignty as they emerge in radical German nationalism after 1806 in relation to French revolutionary ideas and to reconstruct a radical revolutionary, i.e. a ‘French Revolution’, context for the idea of...
This article aims to examine the Polish literary reception of the French Revolution during the period of Romanticism. Its main focus is on how Polish writers displaced their more immediate experiences of revolutionary events onto a backdrop of ‘ancient revolutions’, in which revolution was...
This article focuses on an important cultural aspect of secularization in the French revolutionary period: the circulation of sceptical free-thinking outside the circles of the cultivated few; that is, the democratization of critical knowledge through translations and migrations of texts toward...
This article explores the background to Mariano Jose de Larra's ‘Día de Difuntos de 1836’ (‘All Souls’ Day, 1836'). In particular, it considers Larra's mockery of the symbolic death of the Spanish Inquisition as a belated, timid gesture, a reminder of the troubled and meandering course of the...
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