Additional Resources for Boule de Suif by Guy De Maupassant

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Christiansen, Rupert, Paris Babylon: The Story of Paris Commune, Penguin Books, 1996.

Christiansen gives a detailed description of Parisian political and social life both before and after the Franco—Prussian War.

Hartig, Rachel M., Struggling under the Destructive Glance: Androgyny in the Novels of Guy de Maupassant, Peter Lang Publishing, 1991.

Hartig's book is a challenge to the prevailing critical analysis of Maupassant's novels, purporting that his heroines do, in fact, undergo substantial change.

Howard, Michael Eliot, The Franco—Prussian War: The German Invasion of France 1870—1871, Routledge, 2001.

Howard provides a definitive history of one of the most dramatic invasions and decisive conflicts in European history.

Milner, John, Art, War and the Revolution in France, 1870—1871: Myth, Reportage and Reality, Yale University Press, 2000.

This collection surveys the response made by artists to the massive upheaval caused by war and revolution in France during the Franco—Prussian...

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