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Pamphleteers Construct Concini

Jeffery K. Sawyer

Sawyer, Jeffery K., Pamphleteers Construct Concini, dans Cahiers du XVIIe siècle, 1989, vol. III, 1.

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This paper is built around a problem of textual analysis that I have been wrestling with for some time as a historian of early seventeenth-century political propaganda. Stated broadly the problem is how to use the texts of hundreds of political pamphlets to
reconstruct the world of discourse within which pamphlet readers reacted to printed political tracts. Take for example the dozens of pamphlets concerning the rise to power and assassination in April 1617 of Concino Concini. Concini, also referred to as the Marechal d’Ancre, was for a time one of the principal ministers in the administration of Marie de Medicis during the youth of Louis XIII.

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