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The Fortunes of Pope's 'Essay on man' in 18th-century France

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729401746
ISBN-10: 072940174X
Author: Richard Gilbert Knapp
Publication Date: 31-Dec-1971
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Table of Contents: Preface 


I. Background to the Du Resnel and Silhouette translations 

A. The Voltaire-Du Resnel relationship and the problem of authorship 

B. The general principles of poetic translation and specifically with regard to the two texts 

II. The early French reaction to the translations 

III. Voltaire's reaction to the Essay on man 

IV. Fontanes's translation and the later French reaction 


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