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Rameau's nephew ; and, First satire

Author: Denis Diderot; Margaret Mauldon; Nicholas Cronk
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Diderot's dialogue begins with a chance encounter in a Paris cafe between two acquaintances. Their talk ranges broadly across art, music, education, and the contemporary scene, as the nephew of composer Rameau, amoral and bohemian, alternately shocks and amuses the moral, bourgeois figure of his interlocutor. The dialogue exposes the corruption of society in Diderot's characteristic philosophical exploration." "The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Diderot; Margaret Mauldon; Nicholas Cronk
ISBN: 0192805916 9780192805911
OCLC Number: 65820319
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: xxxv, 139 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: First satire.
Neveu de Rameau.
Rameau's nephew ; and, First satire
Responsibility: Denis Diderot ; translated by Margaret Mauldon ; with an introduction and notes by Nicholas Cronk.
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