Born: 1968 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: He was born in Chicago, Illinois. Biography: Maurice Samuels is a professor of French at Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut.
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|The spectacular past :
ISBN: 0801489652 OCLC: 55085745 Cornell University Press, Ithaca : 2004. Samuels shows how new technologies allowed a cult of the spectacle to pervade the national consciousness of post-Revolutionary France, & argues that the realist fiction of Balzac & Stendhal was a reaction to the spectacular mode of historical representation.