Jean-Marie Le Guevellou, A laBastille!14juillet1789(Paris: Nathan, 1983).
2 Exhibition catalog of the Galerie Artom, Bastille89,89artistesprennentla Bastille
(Paris: Editions de l'Eclat, 1985).
One hundred eighty parts of the mural were supposed to be set in a steel con-
struction, making up a wall four meters high and twenty meters long. In the
fall of 1987,the firm Saint-Gobain Vitrage (Ateliers du vitrail et de la
5Avenue P. Gaudin, F-83690 Salernes) looked in vain for sponsors at the exhi-
bition of ideas in Paris's La Valette Park.
4 Results of a nationwide representative poll taken between 15and 21 Novem-
ber 1984from one thousand individuals; published and analyzed in the Nouvel
Observateur, 7 December 1984, 36-39. These results are confirmed by the rep-
resentative polls of the
institute, which were published in Le Mondeof
4 January 1989 and in the NouvelObservateur of 5-II January, 34-36.
Jean-Paul Sartre,
(London: NLB, 1976), 351-444. See also Lawrence D. Kritzman, "The Myth of
the Bastille and Sartre's French Revolution," Esprit createur 29 (1989):84-91.
6 Reported in Le MondeII284 (12May 1981):9.
7 See the texts and reports in Humanite 13562(28March 1988):1-17. During the
rally, corresponding leaflets were given out. The political pamphlet by Ariel
Kyrou and Andre-Jean Gattolin, ReprenonslaBastille:Manifestedesnouveauxsans-
culottes (Paris: Balland, 1988),argues similarly.
8 Bloch, Principle:1:162-63.
9 Eckhart Kauntz, "1m Schatten Cattenoms," FrankfurterAllgemeineZeitung,12July
1986,Saturday Supplement, illustrated.
10 Although he falls behind Flammermont, Journeein parts, Godechot, Takingis
considered the standard work as far as historical events are concerned. How-
ever, it completely misses the symbolic tradition. Mistler., Juillet, a popular.,
well-illustrated book, has wrongly been neglected. Cottret, Bastillepays atten-
tion to symbolism but often investigates it only superficially and at second
hand. Chaussinand-Nogaret, Bastilleremains mostly a history of events. Quetel,
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