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French social history; Games in the eighteenth century; Happiness in Duclos and Rousseau

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729407397
ISBN-10: 072940739X
Author: Vol Ed: Anthony Strugnell
Publication Date: 01-Aug-2000
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Table of Contents: French and social history

Felicia B. Sturzer, Love and disease: the contaminated letters of Julie de Lespinasse

Frédéric Charbonneau, Le médecin, le cuisinier et le philosophe 

Judith Curtis, Mademoiselle Quinault and the Bout-du-Banc: a reappraisal 

Robert Granderoute, Mémoires de l’université (1762-1763) et plan d’études 

Jeffrey Merrick, Suicide, society, and history: the case of Bourdeaux and Humain, 25 December 1773 

Games in the eighteenth century

Edward Nye, Introduction 

Melissa Percival, The ‘jeu de physionomie’, or pathognomical proteus 

Kate E. Tunstall, Chardin’s games 

Richard Scholar, Hume, backgammon, and philosophical melancholy 

Ioana Galleron Marasescu, Du joueur au dissipateur: une métamorphose sous la Régence 

Katherine Astbury, Games in the moral tale: a reflexion on changing tastes in the 1760s 

Caroline Warman, Snakes and ladders Sade-style 

Robin Howells, Marivaux’s Le Bilboquet(1714): the game as subversive principle

Edward Nye, Bilboquet, calembours, and modernity 

Judith Beale, Serious play and playing serious: from Challes’s Les Illustres Française to Marivaux’s Le Jeu de l’amour et du hasard

Russell Goulbourne, Gender trouble: identity games in Voltaire’s La Prude

Siofra Pierse, Limiers and Voltaire: historical games

Angela H. Wright, Games behind the scenes: spectacular politics in the long eighteenth century

Phoebe Von Held, The play between monologue and dialogue in Le Neveu de Rameau: mechanismof subjectivity or eccentricity?

Nicholas Cronk, Games of chance in Jacques le fataliste et son maître

Happiness in Duclos and Rousseau

Awen A.M. Coley, The science of man: experimental routes to happiness in Duclos and Rousseau


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