Brumaire


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second month of the Revolutionary calendar (October and November)

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Historians who have framed the Thermidorian response to the Terror in terms of collective memory have as their single most important piece of evidence the Convention's last decree: an amnesty for "acts purely related to the revolution" passed on 4 brumaire IV (26 October 1795).
Brumaire des Louis Bonaparte, which for decades has constituted one of the principal sources of consolation for all the heterodox tendencies of communism.
Se pose ici de maniere decisive la question des rapports entre l'Histoire et la destinee individuelle, qui a pu faire mettre en rapprochement le texte de Marx Le 18 Brumaire de Louis Bonaparte et L'Education sentimentale.
That restriction under the law of 12 Brumaire year II (2 November 1793), introduced a contradiction in the new republican version of the family and nation.
Brumaire is unhappily married to an overbearing woman; he is also the father of five unruly children.
Borrowing from Marx's The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte as elaborated in Walter Benjamin's theory of history, we may say that "the specters of history" in Fellini's Roma come back like a Freudian return of the repressed, yet all dressed up in self-parading garb.
Coriolanus is a far more powerful reading of Marx's Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon than any Marxist reading of Coriolanus could hope to be.
On the first page of The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, contrasting Napoleon I and Napoleon III, Marx characterized historical phenomena this way: first time tragedy, second time, farce.
When the grave was opened, a flower is discovered growing from the anus of the corpse, on which is transcribed Marx's account of the ceaseless self-criticism of proletarian revolution, taken from The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon (the poem quotes Marx's text in English).
In that regard, Marx, and particularly the Marx of Eighteenth Brumaire, remains (paradoxically) the exemplary figure.
Here it is useful to remember Marx's words, not untrue simply because they came from him, in The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon:
Taking his cue from Karl Marx's The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, in which Marx claimed that history repeats itself, but the second time around turns tragedy into farce, white asked who chooses these modes of tragedy and farce, is it history, revealing its true shape, or is it the historian who must have a story to tell and can only do so in the forms provided by culture?
1977) 'The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte', in Fernbach, D.
Marx's formula regarding French peasants in The Eighteenth Brumaire is uncannily applicable to animals that cannot create their own documents, oral or written, or author their own historical accounts: "They cannot represent themselves, they must be represented" (Marx 1919 in Tucker 1978: 608).
If Talleyrand had really given a hoot about liberal constitutions, he would not have supported Napoleon's Brumaire coup that November, but since he knew that that was the best way for him to return to the foreign ministry, from where he could continue to hawk France's foreign policy around Europe for cash, he became a prime plotter, and after the coup was successful he duly received his reward.