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The style of Paris : Renaissance origins of the French Enlightenment

Author: George Huppert
Publisher: Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the reader to a group of talented young men, some of them teenagers, who were the talk of the town in Renaissance Paris. They called themselves philosophes, they wrote poetry, they studied  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Huppert, George, 1934-
Style of Paris.
Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)605991483
Online version:
Huppert, George, 1934-
Style of Paris.
Bloomington ; Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607121181
Named Person: Paris
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Huppert
ISBN: 0253334926 9780253334923 025321274X 9780253212740
OCLC Number: 39322894
Description: 146 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Portrait of a Discreet Philosophe --
2. In Monsieur Brinon's Garden --
3. A School for Scandal --
4. Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite --
5. Historical Research in the Service of Philosophy --
6. Optimi Auctores --
7. Dangerous Classes --
8. Ex Tenebras Lux --
9. The Republic of Letters.
Responsibility: George Huppert.

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