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Description: Harmondsworth / Middlesex, Penguin Books, 1985. 1st in Penguin Books. Paperback, 20cmx13cm, Good copy /Cover in color, 'A King Penguin'. Set in Garamond. The Inventive Peasant Arnaud du Tilh had almost persuaded the learned judges at the Parlement of Toulouse, when on a summerís day in 1560 a man swaggered into the court on a wooden leg, denounced Arnaud, and reestablished his claim to the identity, property, and wife of Martin Guerre. The astonishing case captured the imagination of the Continent. Told and retold over the centuries, the story of Martin Guerre became a legend, still remembered in the Pyrenean village where the impostor was executed more than 400 years ago. Contents: 1). From Hendaye to Artigat. 2). The discontented peasant. 3). The honor of Bertrande de Rols. 4). The masks of Arnaud du Tilh. 5). The invented marriage. 6). Quarrels. 7). The trial at Rieux. 8). The return of Martin Guerre. 9). The storyteller. 10).Histoire prodigieuse - Histoire tragique. 12). Of the lame. With epilogue, bibliography, notes and index. Natalie Zemon Davis( born 1928) is a Canadian and American historian of the early modern period. She is currently a professor of history at the University of Toronto in Canada. X + 162 pag.

Keywords: country basque jean coras magic sajas le pin daniel vigne

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