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Title The Cambridge companion to Voltaire / edited by Nicholas Cronk
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 223 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge collections online
Cambridge companions complete collection
Cambridge companions to literature and classics
Cambridge collections online
Cambridge companions complete collection
Cambridge companions to literature and classics
Contents The making of a name : a life of Voltaire / Geoffrey Turnovsky -- Voltaire and authorship / Nicholas Cronk -- Voltaire : philosopher or philosophe? / David Beeson and Nicholas Cronk -- Voltaire and clandestine manuscripts / Miguel Benítez -- Voltaire and the myth of England / John Leigh -- Voltaire's masks : theatre and theatricality / Russell Goulbourne -- Voltaire as story-teller / Gianni Iotti -- Candide / Philip Stewart -- Voltaire and history / Catherine Volpilhac-Auger -- Voltaire's correspondence / Christiane Mervaud -- Voltaire : pamphlets and polemic / Olivier Ferret -- Voltaire and the politics of toleration / John Renwick -- Voltaire and the Bible / Graham Gargett -- The Voltaire effect / Daniel Brewer
Summary As a leading thinker of the European Enlightenment, Voltaire is a central figure in France's collective cultural memory. This work covers his plays, fiction, pamphlets, correspondence, biblical criticism, and historical, political and philosophical thought, to give a wide-ranging view of his writings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-223)
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In Cambridge Collections Online
Subject Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Voltaire, 1694-1778. fast (OCoLC)fst00061549
Subject Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography
French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
Authors, French.
French literature.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Cronk, Nicholas
ISBN 113900235X (electronic bk.)
9781139002356 (electronic bk.)
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