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Monday, July 15 • 10:15 - 11:15
212S: Louis-Philippe, Future King of France, in Exile in Philadelphia (1796-1799)

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In this interactive presentation, the presenter proposes to situate Louis-Philippe's observations of American life within the context of the writings of other prominent contemporary luminaries—such as Chateaubriand, Levasseur, and Tocqueville—revealing not only particular French notions of the early American republic but also foreshadowing the democratic impulses that would come to characterize Louis-Philippe's future reign as King of France.

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peter eubanks

Peter Eubanks is Associate Professor of French at James Madison University, where he specializes primarily in French Renaissance poetry but also maintains a healthy research and teaching interest in Franco-American cultural misunderstandings and misperceptions.  His articles have... Read More →

Monday July 15, 2019 10:15 - 11:15 EDT
Salle: A2

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