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Baculard d'Arnaud: Life and Prose Fiction (2-Volume Set)

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729400169
ISBN-10: 0729400166
Author: Robert L. Dawson
Publication Date: 01-Jan-1976
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Table of Contents: Preface

I. Introduction 

II. The early years: 1718-1745 

III. A 'cause célèbre' and Les Epoux malheureux 

IV. Two early novels: Theresa and Le Bal de Venise 

A. Theresa 

B. Le Bal de Venise 

V. The German affair 

A. Bacualrd d'Arnaud, Voltaire and Frederick: Paris, Berlin and war 

B. The last stage of war 

C. Defeat 

D. The aftermath 

E. Dresden and return 

VI. Biography: 1755-1805 

VII. The Epreuves du sentiment and the Nouvelles historiques 

A. The Epreuves du sentiment 

1. Background, genesis and the preface 

2. Rustic happiness 

3. Religion and sensibility 

4. The pathos of despair: terror and sensibility 

B. The Nouvelles historiques 

1. Background, genesis and the preface 

2. The middle ages: fact and sentiment 

3. A special problem: the Sire de Créqui 

VIII. Conclusion 



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