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Author Cronk, Nicholas, author

Title Voltaire : a very short introduction / Nicholas Cronk
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Contents The man of theatre -- The Epicurean poet -- The Englishman -- The scientist -- The courtier -- The Genevan -- The campaigner -- The celebrity -- The life and the afterlife
Summary Exploring Voltaire's most important writings, the impact his work had on our understanding of the European Enlightenment, and his status as a literary celebrity at the time, Nicholas Cronk considers his continued relevance in literature, politics, and philosophy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-138) and index
Subject Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Voltaire, 1694-1778 fast
Subject Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century -- Criticism and interpretation
Philosophy, Modern
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199688357