Table of contents for Political actors : representative bodies and theatricality in the age of the French Revolution / Paul Friedland.


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PART I: THE REVOLUTION IN REPRESENTATION
   Prologue. A Parable: The Revolution in Theatrical Representation  17
1. Embodiment: Concrete Re-presentation in Premodern France  29
2. A New Political Aesthetic: Public Opinion and the Birth of the
   Modern Political Audience                                   52
   Entr'acte. Public Opinion and the Theater                   8 i
3. The Resurrection and Refashioning of the Estates General  91
4. Praxis: The Birth of the National Assembly and the Death of the
   Binding Mandate                                            124

PART II: REPRESENTATION IN THE REVOLUTION
5. Metissage: The Merging of Theater and Politics in
   Revolutionary France                                       167
6. Theater Critics: Reactions to Actors on the Political Stage  I97
7. The Fear and Ridicule of Revolutionary Representations  228
8. Breaching the Fourth Wall: Spectators Storm the Stage,
   Actors Invade the Audience                                 258
   Conclusion                                                 295
   Notes                                                      301
   Index                                                      343