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Index Page numbers in italic refer to illustrations. About, Edmond: Le nez d’un notaire, 6–7, 13 L’académie des jeux oubliés (Lalanne), 50–51 Académie universelle des jeux, 4, 49 Academy of Arms, 140–41. See also dueling The Art of Courtly Love (Capellanus), 189n2 Adieu (Balzac), 97–98 Adorno, Theodor: “Free Time,” 181, 182 Alexander, R. S., 40, 41 allegory: bullfighting as, 23–24, 26–30, 31, 34– 40, 42–43; in Carmen (Mérimée), 34–38, 40–43, 196n13, 200n63; and chance, 59–60; chess and history, 46; and dueling , 144–45; in Ferragus (Balzac), 58–59; and hunting, 90–94, 103; in “La Vénus d’Ille” (Mérimée), 14–15, 18. See also metaphor; symbolism Alphonse de Peyrehorade (fictional character ), xx, 8–9, 10–14, 17, 38, 63–64, 70, 133. See also “La Vénus d’Ille” (Mérimée) Amar, Muriel, 16 amateurism, 10, 151–52, 169, 171, 174, 217n96, 220n42. See also nobility; Olympics ancien régime, xxi, 181, 186; and class structure , xix–xx, 16; and dueling, 130, 131, 132–33, 134, 141–44; and historical discourse, 82–83, 205n86; and hunting, 88–91, 94–99, 101, 112–13, 114–15; and the July Monarchy, 15, 36–37, 39; and the Olympics, 169–71, 219n39; and paume, 4–9, 12, 13–14, 16–18, 20; and symbolism, 5, 13–14, 36–37. See also class structure; monarchy Aneau, Barthélemy, 10 An Approved History of the Olympic Games (Henry), 156–57 Arnaud, Pierre, 138, 221n53 backgammon, 47. See also trictrac Baecque, Antoine de: The Body Politic, 192n21, 209n42 Baillet-Latour, Henri de, 221n58 Balzac, Honoré, 189n7, 209n44; chance in the fiction of, 56–62; as compared to Mérimée, 63, 73–74, 81; and historical discourse, 60, 73–74 —Works: Adieu, 97–98; La comédie humaine , 8, 9, 15–17, 56–62, 74, 97–98, 190n11, 195n39, 205n77; Ferragus, 57–59; Le lys dans la vallée, 74; “La maison du chat-qui-pelote,” 8, 15–17, 195n39; La peau de chagrin, 59–61 Balzacian Montage (Pasco), 189n7 Bancquart, Marie-Claire, 211n68 | Index 236 The Barber of Seville (Beaumarchais), 28 Barbey d’Aurevilly, Jules, 215n77, 216n84; “Le bonheur dans le crime,” xx, 146–51; Les diaboliques, xx, 146–51, 189n7, 209n44, 216n80 the Bastille, 90 Bayeux Tapestry, 88 Bell, David: Circumstances: Chance in the Literary Text, 56–57, 58, 59, 206n96 Bernard, Claudie, 93 Bernard-Tambour, Thierry: Jeu des rois, roi des jeux, 195n37 Bertier de Sauvigny, G. de: La Restauration , 205n86 Béville, Baron Albert de, 144 Bikelas, Prince Demetrius, 221n58 Billouin, Alain: Périls sur les Jeux olympiques, 50, 178–79, 221n58 The Black Swan (Taleb), 74–75 Blaze, Elzéar, 118, 209n36, 209n39; Le chasseur au chien d’arrêt, 101–4; Le chasseur conteur, 85, 90–91, 99–101 Blot, J. A.: L’école de l’escrime suivi du code du duel, 138–39, 143 The Body Politic (Baecque), 192n21, 209n42 Bohemian Paris (Seigel), 38–39 Bonaparte. See Napoleon Bonaparte (Napoleon I) “Le bonheur dans le crime” (Barbey d’Aurevilly), xx, 146–51, 216n93 Boudon, Georges, 219n39 boules, 58 Bourbon Restoration. See Restoration (1814–1830) Bourdieu, Pierre, xiv; A Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste, 114; “Sport and Social Class,” 9, 11, 171 bourgeoisie, 192n15, 215n77, 216n84; and dueling, 137–38, 146–49; and historical discourse, 82; and hunting, 99, 104–18, 183–84; and the July Monarchy, 17–18, 38–39; and paume, 8–9, 10–14, 16, 18; and the Revolution, 13; and sports and games, 70, 186–88. See also class structure Brantôme, Pierre de Bourdeille seigneur de, 194n30; Discours sur les duels, 122–23, 137 Brioist, Pascal: Croiser le fer, 123 Brohm, Jean-Marie, 217n7 Brookes, W. P., 157, 218n12. See also Olympics Brundage, Avery, 221n58 bullfighting: and class structure, 28–29, 33, 37–38; in Goya’s art, 23–26, 27; and the July Monarchy, 27, 31, 34, 36–37, 40, 42–43; as metaphor for ruling class, 33–34; under monarchical control, 26–27, 30–34; as political allegory , 23–24, 26–30, 31, 34–40, 42–43; rules of, 26, 32–33; and symbolism, 26, 32–33, 36–38, 39. See also Carmen (Mérimée) Caillois, Roger: Man, Play, and Games, 17–18 Callebat, Louis: Pierre de Coubertin, 158, 161 Une campagne de vingt-et-un ans (1887– 1908) (Coubertin), 159, 162, 217nn9–10 Capellanus, Andreas: The...

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