Paris and the Provinces in eighteenth-century Prose Fiction

BookParis and the Provinces in eighteenth-century Prose Fiction

Paris and the Provinces in eighteenth-century Prose Fiction

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 214

1982

January 1st, 1982

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Simon Davies was formerly Professor of Enlightenment Studies and the founding Director of the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Queen’s University Belfast. He is the assistant Director of the correspondence of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (Electronic Enlightenment) and the general editor of two volumes of Bernardin’s Complete Works (Garnier).

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Dedication6
Contents8
Preface12
Introduction14
1. The ascendancy of Paris21
2. The appeal of Paris26
3. The initial impressions of Paris and Parisians37
4. The trials of inexperience47
5. The disintegration of provincial virtue63
6. The indictment of Paris and civilisation78
7. The superiority of the provinces90
Conclusion105
Notes116
List of works consulted136
Index146