The Return of Martin Guerre

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Few stories are more captivating than the one told by Natalie Zemon Davis in The Return of Martin Guerre. Basing her research on records of a bizarre court case that occurred in 16th-century France, she uses the tale of a missing soldier - whose disappearance threatens the livelihood of his peasant wife - to explore complex social issues. Davis takes rich material - dramatic enough to have been the basis of two major films - and uses it to explore issues of identity, women's role in peasant society, the interior lives of ...

The Return of Martin Guerre 2017, Macat International Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781912127603

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The Return of Martin Guerre 2017, Macat International Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781912302499

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