Between History and Literature

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Harvard University Press, Jan 1, 1990 - Historiography - 412 pages
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Gossman (French, Princeton U.) illuminates the problematic relationship between history and literature, and shows how each discipline both challenges and undermines the other's absolutist pretensions. In particular, he address the essential historicity of literature and the essentially literary-textual nature of history through an inquiry into the work of the Romantic historians, especially Thierry and Michelet. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Lionel Gossman is a professor emeritus of Romance Languages and Literatures at Princeton University.

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