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La Rochefoucauld, François duc de 1613-1680

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Works: 1,238 works in 4,065 publications in 13 languages and 29,609 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Sources  Biography  Historical fiction  Quotations  Sermons 
Subject Headings: Authors, French  Social reformers  Educators 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other, Composer, Correspondent, Dedicatee, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PQ1815, 843.4
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Most widely held works about François La Rochefoucauld
 
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Most widely held works by François La Rochefoucauld
Maxims and moral reflections, by the Duke de La Rochefoucault by François La Rochefoucauld( )
67 editions published between 1775 and 1798 in 3 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Princess of Cleves by La Fayette( Book )
77 editions published between 1678 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young heiress Mademoiselle de Chartres follows her mother's recommendation and marries the staid Prince de Clèves. After her wedding, she meets the dashing Duke de Nemours and the two fall in love. Published anonymously, La Princesse de Clèves was reportedly written with the assistance of Jean Regnauld Segrais and the Duc de La Rochefoucauld, and La Princesse de Montpensier was reportedly written with the assistance of Segrais
Collected maxims and other reflections by François La Rochefoucauld( )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deceptively brief and insidiously easy to read, La Rochefoucauld's shrewd, unflattering analyses of human behavior have influenced writers, thinkers, and public figures as various as Voltaire, Proust, de Gaulle, Nietzsche, and Conan Doyle. This is the fullest collection of La Rochefoucauld's writings ever published in English, and includes the first complete translation of the Reflexions diverses (Miscellaneous Reflections). This edition includes an excellent introduction that surveys La Rochefoucauld's life, the genesis of his work, its form and content, and its influence, as well as comprehensive explanatory notes. A table of alternative maxim numbers and an extensive and invaluable index of topics help the reader to locate any maxim quickly and to appreciate the full range of La Rochefoucauld's thought on any of his favorite themes, such as self-love, vice and virtue, love and jealousy, friendship and self-interest, passion and pride. - Publisher
Oeuvres complètes by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
103 editions published between 1820 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maximes, suivies des Réflexions diverses by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
50 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxims by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
28 editions published between 1778 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maximes et réflexions morales du duc de la Rochefoucauld by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
200 editions published between 1776 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxims and moral reflections by François La Rochefoucauld( )
67 editions published between 1775 and 1906 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Réflexions; ou, Sentences et maximes morales by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
15 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxims and moral reflections by the Duke de la Rochefoucault, from the French by François La Rochefoucauld( )
28 editions published between 1775 and 2005 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxims by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
33 editions published between 1954 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Van Vauvenargues (1715-1747) zijn opgenomen: Introduction à la connaissance de l'esprit humain; Conseils à un jeune homme (opgedragen aan zijn overleden vriend Hippolyte Emmanuel de Seytres); Réflections critiques sur quelques poètes; Réflexions et maximes. - De duidelijkste uitspraken vindt men echter in de Maximes posthumes
Moral maxims and reflections. In IV parts. Written in French, by the Duke of Rochefoucault. Now made English by François La Rochefoucauld( )
20 editions published between 1694 and 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxims by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than 600 penetrating and pithy aphorisms
Moral maxims By the Duke de la Roche Foucault. A new translation from the French. With notes by François La Rochefoucauld( )
10 editions published between 1750 and 1751 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moral reflections and maxims, written by the late Duke de la Rochefoucauld. Newly made English from the Paris edition by François La Rochefoucauld( )
12 editions published in 1706 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maximes, suivies d'extraits des moralistes du XVIIe siècle by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
33 editions published between 1934 and 1967 in French and English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxims by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moral maxims and reflections in four parts by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
14 editions published between 1694 and 1989 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moral maxims by François La Rochefoucauld( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Korean and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Every major author in the eighteenth century knew La Rochefoucauld's Maximes; Voltaire reported that the French knew these maxims by heart. Now, for the first time, scholars of Anglo-French literary relations can read each maxim in this period translation together with its French original. For added convenience, the editor has also supplied an appendix containing the authentic Rochefoucauld maxims that did not appear in the 1749 translation. That translation, which was preceded by at least five previous translations of this immensely popular work, became the dominant translation for the next hundred years. When it was superseded by more reliable and authoritative translations, it fell into disuse and neglect. Yet for us today, it has strong historical and literary significance because it was the first annotated translation of this work, and also because it was the first and perhaps only English translation in which the scattered maxims found in the duke's early editions were now rearranged alphabetically by topic. Dr. Primer's new annotations, together with his historical and biographical introduction and bibliography, contribute significantly to our understanding of the reception and translation history of the duke's single masterpiece." "In preparing his translation for an English audience, the anonymous translator made many references to English authors in his notes, among them More, Hobbes, Swift, and Milton. While he could also have used a variety of French comments on the duke's maximes as well, he deliberately chose to cater to his English readers by emphasizing English parallels and classical sources. In his introduction, Dr. Primer reviews the translation history of the duke's maxims and finds that some of the main characteristics of this translation were borrowed from the posthumously published French edition prepared by the Sieur Abraham-Nicholas Amelot de la Houssaye, whose presence in this edition is visible from time to time. The anonymous translator of selections from Amelot's edition adopted a more colloquial style than is generally associated with La Rochefoucauld's maxims; he also turns out to be significant not only as a translator but also as a reinterpreter of the central moral issue in the entire book. Most readers, including Jonathan Swift, had taken the duke's position on human nature to be the same as Hobbes's (stressing the human being's selfishness or natural egoism), but the translator/annotator finds that the duke's message is not inconsistent with the more positive view of human nature found in Lord Shaftesbury and in the poetry of Pope."--Jacket
 
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