François-René, Vicomte de Chateaubriand, De la monarchie selon la Charte [The Monarchy according to the Charter]

Ian Morrison (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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While Chateaubriand is famed for literary works such as Atala and René, he also wrote autobiography, Mémoires d’outre-tombe [Memoirs from beyond the grave], apologetics, Génie du christianisme [The Genius of Christianity] and political pieces, including De la monarchie selon la Charte, which echoes his experience as a peer and a minister. When it appeared in 1816 France was being shaken by internal conflicts. In 1814, after military defeat, Napoleon abdicated and was replaced by a restored Bourbon monarch, Louis XVIII. Louis tried to lay new constitutional foundations with his Charte constitutionnelle (Constitutional Charter) of June …

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Citation: Morrison, Ian. "De la monarchie selon la Charte". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 19 May 2023 [, accessed 01 June 2023.]

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