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Diderot and European Culture

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729408837
ISBN-10: 0729408833
Author: Ed: Frédéric Ogée/Ed: Anthony Strugnell
Publication Date: 01-Sep-2006
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Table of Contents: List of illustrations
List of abbreviations

Anthony Strugnell and Frédéric Ogée, Introduction

I. The non-European other
Srinivas Aravamudan, Talking jewels and other oriental seductions
Andrew Curran, Diderot and the Encyclopédie’s construction of the Black African

II. The European experience
Gianluigi Goggi, Diderot et la Russie: colonisation et civilisation.
Projets et expérience directe
Colas Duflo, La statue du bon despote: Diderot et la figure de Pierre le Grand
Girolamo Imbruglia, Un voyage manqué: Diderot, Grimm et le mythe de Venise
Anthony Strugnell, An island race: Diderot’s deconstruction of English history

III. Translating English thought
Frédéric Ogée, Diderot and Richardson
Julie Candler Hayes, Around 1740: Diderot and the subject of translation
Marian Hobson, Diderot, the European underground and English radical thought: filling out the gaps
John O’Neal, Diderot and the Enlightenment’s poetics of confusion in the Lettre sur les aveugles

IV. Constructing ‘Diderot’
Nicholas Cronk, Hobbes and Hume: determining voices in Jacques le fataliste et son maître
Daniel Brewer, Diderot and the culture of belatedness
Jean-Claude Bourdin, Comment (ne pas) hériter de Diderot?

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