Paris, poetry and women’s writing in the eighteenth century

BookParis, poetry and women’s writing in the eighteenth century

Paris, poetry and women’s writing in the eighteenth century

Essays by R. Darnton et al

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 371

1999

January 1st, 1999

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents6
List of plates8
Poetry and the police in eighteenth-century Paris10
Voltaire, reader of women's memoirs: 'The difference of value'32
The epicurean spirit: champagne and the defence of poetry in Voltaire's Le Mondain62
Followers of Daedalus: science and other influences in the tales of flight in eighteenth-century French literature100
Ursule's road to ruin: carriages in Rétif de La Bretonne's La Paysanne pervertie194
Quelques publications de Mme de Staël avant et pendant la Révolution française: les Lettres sur Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Zulma et le Recueil de morceaux détachés, 1786-1795214
Duclos vu par Mme de Graffigny246
Paris aux yeux des jeunes Sarmates éclairés en 1766-1767 d'après une correspondance inédite de Joseph et Michel-Georges Mniszech282
The public baths and the press: changing behaviour in eighteenth-century Paris300
L'art varié des coiffures au dix-huitième siècle334
The dialogic status of the narra tor in Tobias Smollett's Travels through France and Italy346
Résumés362