Cinehistory and the Puzzling Case of Martin Guerre
- Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies
- Center for the Study of Film and History
- Volume 21, Number 1, February 1991
- pp. 2-19
- Additional Information
The case of Martin Guerre continues to offer historians a unique opportunity to question and test the basic premises that underlay the process of historia reconstruction. Historians must consider methodologica alternatives when faced with sparse and ambiguous information and problematic primary sources.