Fourthly, it would have been senseless to wish to take captive the Emperor, kings, and dukes- whose capture would have been in the highest degree embarrassing for the Russians, as the most adroit diplomatists of the time (Joseph de Maistre
and others) recognized.
Although the 1934 [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] goes so far as to assert, somewhat cryptically, that Tolstoy's "Prisoner of the Caucasus" shows traces of his reading Xavier de Maistre
's "Les Prisonniers du Caucase" and that these traces may be seen in the nearly homonymic story by Tolstoy, it is not possible to prove a direct influence of de Maistre
on Tolstoy's "Prisoner of the Caucasus." For one thing, the copy of de Maistre
's book in the Yasnaya Polyana library is an 1880 edition, far too late to be the one in which Tolstoy read de Maistre
, if indeed he did.
Screenplay, Chabrol, Cecile Maistre
. Camera (color), Eduardo Serra; editor, Monique Fardoulis; music, Matthieu Chabrol; production designer, Francoise Benoit-Fresco; costume designer, Mic Cheminal; sound (Dolby), Thierry Lebon; assistant director, Maistre
; casting, Maistre
With this edition, we can see that "maistre
Chevalet" was indeed a master at the comic genre of the mystery play.
Alain De Botton notes that in 1790, Xavier de Maistre
took a trip around his bedroom, an account of which he would later title Journey Around My Bedroom.
Louis de Bonald gets four entries: his favorable review of a then-recent biography of Bishop Bossuet (1815), his 1826 essay "On the Agricultural Family, the Industrial Family, and the Right of Primogeniture," as well as excerpts from his "Thoughts on Various Subjects" and his 1818 "Observations upon Madame de Stael's Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution." Joseph de Maistre
, perhaps the best-known continental counterrevolutionary on this side of the Atlantic, makes an appearance in his "Reflections on Protestantism in its Relations to Sovereignty" (1798) and in excerpts from "On the Pope" (1819).
The dead man was Henry Charles Le Maistre
, aged 58, of Heathfield Road, Handsworth.
In his Voyage autour de ma chambre, de Maistre
takes a mental trip