History of the book; Translation; History of ideas; Paul et Virginie; Varia

BookHistory of the book; Translation; History of ideas; Paul et Virginie; Varia

History of the book; Translation; History of ideas; Paul et Virginie; Varia

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 2003:12

2003

December 10th, 2003

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Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Half Title2
Title Page4
Copyright page5
Contents6
I. History of the book8
The science of piracy: a crucial ingredient in eighteenth-century publishing10
II. Translation38
De la monstruosité pontificale, ou Tableau fidèle des papes de Davisson, traduit par d’Holbach: édition critique40
Rivarol’s evaluation and translation of Dante88
A remarkable collaboration: the marquise Du Châtelet and Alexis Clairaut114
III. History of ideas128
History writing and the idea of ‘the public’ in eighteenth-century Sweden: Olof Dalin’s history of the realm130
Louis-Jean Marie Daubenton and the Encyclopédie180
References to ‘national character’ in the Encyclopédie: the western European nations228
Les origines de la philosophie probabiliste de Condorcet: une tentative d’interpretation246
IV. Paul et Virginie284
L’utopie inversée: le paradis de Paul et Virginie de Bernardin de Saint-Pierre286
Reading lessons: a new appreciation of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s Paul et Virginie310
V. Varia338
Le dix-huitième siècle, ou les ris et les jeux: le mythe du dix-huitième siècle chez les ‘petits romantiques’ (1830–1850)340
Atrocities of a different kind: incest and the veil in Sade’s Aline et Valcour356