Stealing Things

Stealing Things

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Stealing Things traces the representations of thieves and thievery in nineteenth-century French novels. Re-reading canonical texts by Balzac, the Comtesse de Ségur, and Zola through the lens of crime, Peters highlights bourgeois anxiety about ownership and objects while considering the impact of literature on popular attitudes about crime and its legislation and punishment. A detailed analysis of the role of objects, this work chronicles nineteenth-century changes… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Lexington Books (August 28, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 296 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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