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Title: The gambling mania on and off the stage in pre-revolutionary France
Authors: Alvarez-Detrell, Tamara
Paulson, Michael G.
Keywords: French drama--17th century--History and criticism;French drama--18th century--History and criticism;Gambling in literature
Issue Date: 1982
Publisher: University Press of America, Inc.
Abstract: Gambling has been described in multiple ways, from various points of view, to include sociological, psychological, and pathological. This study will be based on these as well as other viewpoints in the attempt to reach a definition encompassing the many facets of gambling and the people who engage in it. We will present a spectrum of joueurs and joueuses as found in the literature of seventeenth and eighteenth-century France.
ISBN: 0-8191-2586-5
0-8191-2587-3 (pbk.)
Appears in Collections:Gambling Literature

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