Sentimentalism and Its Erasure: The Role of Emotions in the Era of the French Revolution*

@article{Reddy2000SentimentalismAI,
  title={Sentimentalism and Its Erasure: The Role of Emotions in the Era of the French Revolution*},
  author={William M. Reddy},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={2000},
  volume={72},
  pages={109 - 152}
}
In the course of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a remarkable change in the understanding and expression of emotions occurred in France, and in elite circles all over Europe. Recent research has focused attention on this change; but understanding it will require that historians marshal a theory capable of accounting for historical change in emotions. The change in question was a dramatic one, and it was followed by an equally dramatic change of course after 1794. Molière’s Dom… 
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