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Voltaire and the 1760s: Essays for John Renwick

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ISBN-13: 9780729409490
Author: Ed: Nicholas Cronk
Publication Date: 15-Oct-2008
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Table of Contents:

Peter France, John Renwick: a tribute

Publications of John Renwick

Nicholas Cronk, Voltaire and the 1760s: the rule of the patriarch

I. Voltaire’s contemporaries
Jean Ehrard, Tempête dans un gobelet: esquisse de mémoire en défense de M. Ozy, apothicaire auvergnat du dix-huitième siècle
David Adams, Illustration and interpretation: the frontispiece to Marmontel’s Bélisaire
Michael Cardy, Some references to English writers in Marmontel’s Poétique française (1763)
Katherine Astbury, The success of Marmontel’s moral tales on the French stage 1760-1770
David McCallam, Physiocrats and barbarians: moral economies in Chamfort’s comedies
John Dunkley, Sedaine’s Maillard: the gauntlet, the calque and the seneschal’s revenge
Cecil Courtney, Constant d’Hermenches: correspondent of Voltaire and Belle de Zuylen
Christopher Todd, Glimpses of France and the French (1760-1769) in three English provincial newspapers
David Coward, ‘Je deviens auteur’: Restif in the 1760s
Graham Gargett, Caveirac, Protestants and the presence of Voltairean discourse in late-eighteenth-century France
Katharine Swarbrick, Voltaire, Rousseau and the uses of frivolity

II. Voltaire
James Hanrahan, Creating the ‘cri public’: Voltaire and public opinion in the early 1760s
Russell Goulbourne, Voltaire and the Calas affair in England
Christiane Mervaud, Voltaire et le Beccaria de Grenoble: Michel-Joseph-Antoine Servan
Olivier Ferret, Les stratégies éditoriales des Mélanges voltairiens
Nicholas Cronk, Le Philosophe ignorant, volume de mélanges
Simon Davies, Le Pyrrhonisme de l’histoire, Voltaire’s anthology of contes
Richard Francis, The Ingénu’s children
Jonathan Mallinson, Les Lettres d’Amabed: rewriting Graffigny’s Lettres d’une Péruvienne?
Adrienne Mason, Unheard voices: two English translations of Voltaire’s L’Ingénu
David Williams, Voltaire and Thomas Otway
Haydn Mason, Voltaire, directeur de conscience: his correspondence with Mme Du Deffand

Peter France, Last words


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