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Notable encyclopedias of the late eighteenth century : eleven successors of the Encyclopédie

Author: Frank A Kafker
Publisher: Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 1994.
Series: Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, 315.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the present work a group of scholars examine eleven notable general encyclopedias of the period, paying particular attention to their publishing history, editing, prose style, political and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Historia
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Notable encyclopedias of the late eighteenth century.
Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 1994
(OCoLC)624475808
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank A Kafker
ISBN: 0729404676 9780729404679
OCLC Number: 30787125
Description: v, 424 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface, Frank A. Kafker I. French-language successors 1. Arnold Miller, The last edition of the Dictionnaire de Trevoux 2. Madeleine F. Morris, The Tuscan editions of the Encyclopedie 3. Kathleen Hardesty Doig, The Yverdon Encyclopedie 4. Kathleen Hardesty Doig, The quarto and octavo editions of the Encyclopedie II. English-language successors 5. Frank A. Kafker, William Smellie's edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica 6. Stephan Werner, Abraham Rees's eighteenth-century Cyclopaedia 7. Robert D. Arner, Thomas Dobson's American edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica III. Other European-language successors 8. Willi Goetschel, Catriona Macleod, and Emery Snyder, The Deutsche Encyclopadie 9. Joseph H. Denny and Paul M. Mitchell, Russian translations of the Encyclopedie IV. Epilogue 10. Frank A. Kafker, The influence of the Encyclopedie on the eighteenth-century encyclopedic tradition Appendix: guidelines Notes on contributors Index
Series Title: Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, 315.
Responsibility: edited by Frank A. Kafker.

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