Martin Guerre and History Essay by The Research Group

Martin Guerre and History
This paper discusses a film and print version of the story of Martin Guerre.
# 74463 | 900 words | 3 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in History (Leaders) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , History (General)


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In this article, a film and print version of the story of Martin Guerre are compared and contrasted. The writer contends that nearly all the themes in John Tosh's "The Pursuit of History" are contained in the 1982 French film and Natalie Davis' "The Return of Martin Guerre".

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"Nearly all the themes in John Tosh's 'The Pursuit of History' are reflected directly or obliquely in a comparison of "The Return of Martin Guerre" by Natalie Zemon Davis and the French film "Le Retour de Martin Guerre". Apart from the fact that the historian Davis collaborated on the film script in question which gave it a far higher level of historical authenticity than is usually the case with historical dramas, an examination of how print and film media present an historical event in different ... "

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