Wednesday, 14 July 2010

The Bastille in literature...











The storming of a Parisian jail in 1789, was one of the symbols of the French Revolution. Today, Bastille Day is celebrated across France to commerate the people's triumph. The influence of France on British literature, added of course, to their own fine works, ensures the fortification is a common motif, and here is a quiz on the Bastille in literature.

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