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Edward Gibbon : bicentenary essays

Author: David Womersley; J W Burrow; J G A Pocock
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Voltaire Foundation, 1997.
Series: Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, 355.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edward Gibbon.
Oxford [England] : Voltaire Foundation, 1997
(OCoLC)645807065
Named Person: Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon; Edward Gibbon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Womersley; J W Burrow; J G A Pocock
ISBN: 0729405524 9780729405522
OCLC Number: 38188168
Description: xii, 429 pages : portrait ; 24 cm.
Contents: Gibbon and Giannone / John Robertson --
Gibbon and the Asiatic barbarians : notes on the French sources of The decline and fall / Rolando Minuti --
Establishing the order of time and place : rational geography, French erudition and the emplacement of history in Gibbon's mind / Guido Abbattista --
My ecclesiastical history : Gibbon between Hume and Raynal / Girolamo Imbruglia --
Gibbon and the decline and growth of the Club / Pat Rogers --
Gibbon's timeless verity : nature and neo-classicism in the late Enlightenment / Peter Ghosh --
Natural freedom in The decline and fall / Edoardo Tortarolo --
Gibbon, Swift and irony / Claude Rawson --
Gibbon, irony, and faith in Gibbon's Decline and fall / David Wootton --
Gibbon's prospects : rhetoric, fame and the closing chapters of The decline and fall / Karen O'Brien --
A disorderly squadron? A fresh look at clerical responses to The decline and fall / Nigel Aston --
Une marionnette infidèle : the fashioning of Edward Gibbon's reputation as the English Voltaire / Paul Turnbull --
Gibbon, Newman and the religious accuracy of the historian / Brian Young --
Gibbon's feelings / W.B. Carnochan --
Gibbon's Memoirs : autobiography in time of revolution / David Womersley --
Gibbon's last project / Hugh Trevor-Roper.
Series Title: Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, 355.
Responsibility: edited by David Womersley ; with the assistance of John Burrow and John Pocock.

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