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Robespierre the incorruptible

Max Gallo

Robespierre the incorruptible

a psycho-biography.

by Max Gallo

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Published by Herder and Herder in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Maximilien Robespierre, histoire d"une solitude.

    StatementTranslated by Raymond Rudorff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC146.R6 G3513
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5447890M
    LC Control Number73147034

      texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Robespierre The Incorruptible by Friedrich Sieburg. Publication date Publisher Robert M. Mcbride And Company Collection universallibrary Contributor Universal Digital Library Language.   More than any other biographer, McPhee focuses on Robespierre’s fading physical condition, humanising a man who was slowly stripped of his Incorruptibility. Colin Jones sums this up well in the book’s cover blurb: ‘Robespierre emerges less as the man who ruined the Revolution than as a man the Revolution ruined’.

    Robespierre's opponents attempted a conciliation with the Incorruptible, even winning Saint-Just to their side. Robespierre apparently agreed on 4th Thermidor (July 22), but on 8th Thermidor (July 26) denounced his opponents before the Convention to thunderous applause. It seemed the Incorruptible would soon add "the Invincible" to his name. Product Information. Two centuries after the French Revolution, Maximilien Robespierre is still regarded as its towering figure. Perceived by some as the champion, indeed the incarnation, of the Revolution's purest and noblest ideals, among others he will always be remembered as the reasoned advocate of the Terror, the defender of mass killing during the Revolution's darkest and most tragic phase.

      Michelet, ambivalent about the Incorruptible, always crossing and recrossing the line of his own argument, accused Louis Blanc, Hamel and others of a corrupting partiality: ‘You have a friend in the city, and this friend is Robespierre.’ But in her book Mourning Glory, Marie-Hélène Huet quotes a passage in which Michelet, having. And since Robespierre presided over the most bloodthirsty period of the French Revolution, the idea of him as The Incorruptible comes to suggest, not so much the decency of a politician who could.


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McBride and Co. [©]. It was Robespierre’s reputation as the Incorruptible, says Jordan, rather than the widely feared specifics of his political program, that catapulted him to political power in the fall of Author: EDWARD BERENSON. Maximilien Robespierre and the French Revolution (People and Events That Changed the World) by Elizabeth Schmermund and Tom McGowen Library Binding.

At the heart of it all sat Robespierre, the Incorruptible as he was now known, constantly manoeuvring for his own safety and advancement, defending himself on the grounds of his love for the Author: Rebecca Abrams. Robespierre the Incorruptible " Pity is treason." Born as Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre in in Arras, France, out of wedlock (his parents later married), after his mother’s death when he was six years old he was raised by his maternal grandmother and aunts.

He soon came under the influence of Jean Jacques Rousseau's theories of democracy and deism, and Robespierre's emphasis on virtue—which in his mind meant civic morality—later earned him the epithet "the Incorruptible." Robespierre was elected to the States-General ofand his influence in the Jacobin Club grew steadily until he became its leader (see Jacobins).

In the National Constituent. With a brief introduction of Robespierre in the first chapter the books portrays his political period and his growing power and popularity. In this book Warwick highlights that Robespierre is not the high intellectuals of previous leaders but earns his name as “incorruptible” for his.

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[Max Gallo] -- "Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre (IPA: [̃ ma.i d ]; 6 May. 28 July ) was a French lawyer, politician, and one of the best-known and most.

Author: J. Thompson; Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» First published inthis is widely regarded as the most definitive and comprehensive biography of Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre (), the French lawyer and politician who would become one of the best-known and most influential.

This biography of Robespierre, The Incorruptible, reads like a spellbinding novel, only that this book recounts more than the life of Robespierre. It graphically describes the horrors of the French Revolution and gives us vivid descriptions of all of the main participants in that orgy of blood, horror and death.

Robespierre, implacable as ever, refused to ease the Terror. The Incorruptible, thought he was in firm control of the Committee of Public Safety and the Revolutionary Tribunals and held all the cards. Hébert and his friends had already "been shaved by the national razor." Camille and Danton and their friends had followed that same spring of Robespierre Books.

Welcome to the Robespierre Books website. Robespierre the Incorruptible. by Friedrich Sieburg. From $ Robespierre: The Story of Victorien Sardou's Play Adapted and Novelized Uner His Authority (Classic Reprint) by Ange Galdemar. From $ See in counterpoint Ruth Scurr's Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution (), which is quite dominant in most book stores and the like due to its good publication timing in the English market almost a decade ago now, and which takes the tag of 'l'Incorruptible' very seriously, introducing criticisms through that prism.

Two centuries after the French Revolution, Maximilien Robespierre is still regarded as its towering figure. Perceived by some as the champion, indeed the incarnation, of the Revolution's purest and noblest ideals, among others he will always be remembered as the reasoned advocate of the Terror, the defender of mass killing during the Revolution's darkest and most tragic phase.

There is considerable comic delight, pathos and realism in this first novel about Robespierre and the French Revolution and its story is improvised through the experiences of a blue-blooded boy who attempts to save aristocrats from the guillotine by smuggling them abroad.

Young Marc first knows Robespierre as his family lawyer and they become the best of friends, though twelve years separate. With great imagination and insight, Jordan places Robespierre's self-conceptualization within the context of events and explains how Robespierre "The Incorruptible"—a man seen by contemporaries as virtuous—could not only equate justice with vengeance and demand it of the people, but also stand as its symbol before the world.5/5(1).

This book is a biography, and tells of Robespierre from the beginning of his life to its end. It does not begin with the King's flight to Varennes, as implied by one reviewer.

I found the writing clear and easy to read, not boring.5/5(5). Sea-green Robespierre, mad as a fish "There was nothing that delighted the sea-green Incorruptible quite so much as the aspect of a man struggling with a .