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The Cambridge companion to Voltaire

Author: Nicholas Cronk
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Cambridge companion to Voltaire.
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An accessible overview of the life, times and work of the eighteenth-century philosopher and writer.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Voltaire; Voltaire; Voltaire; Voltaire; Voltaire; Voltaire.; Voltaire.; Voltaire.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Cronk
ISBN: 9780521614955 0521614953 9780521849739 052184973X
OCLC Number: 600677560
Description: 235 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Chronology; Introduction Nicholas Cronk; 1. The making of a name: a life of Voltaire Geoffrey Turnovsky; 2. Voltaire and authorship Nicholas Cronk; 3. Voltaire, philosopher or philosophe? David Beeson and Nicholas Cronk; 4. Voltaire and clandestine manuscripts Miguel Benitez; 5. Voltaire and the myth of England John Leigh; 6. Voltaire's masks: theatre and theatricality Russell Goulbourne; 7. Voltaire as story-teller Gianni Iotti; 8. Candide Philip Stewart; 9. Voltaire and history Catherine Volpilhac-Auger; 10. Voltaire's correspondence Christiane Mervaud; 11. Voltaire: pamphlets and polemic Olivier Ferret; 12. Voltaire and the politics of toleration John Renwick; 13. Voltaire and the Bible Graham Gargett; 14. The Voltaire effect Daniel Brewer; Guide to further reading; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature
Responsibility: ed. by Nicholas Cronk.

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