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Baculard d'Arnaud

Life and Prose Fiction [Volume I]

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 141

1976

January 1st, 1976

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Table of Contents8
Preface10
I. Introduction14
II. The Early years: 1718-174530
III. A 'cause célèbre' and 'Les Epoux malheureux'74
IV. Two early novels: Theresa and Le Bal de Venise122
A. Theresa122
B. Le Bal de Venise135
V. The German affair143
A. Baculard d'Arnaud, Voltaire and Frederick: Paris, Berlin and war144
B. The last stage of war195
C. Defeat203
D. The Aftermath210
E. Dresden and return223
VI. Biography: 1755-1805240
VII. The Epreuves du sentiment and the Nouvelles historiques266
A. The Epreuves du sentiment268
1. Background, genesis and the preface268
2. Rustic happiness309
3. Religion and sensibility339
4. The Pathos of despair: terror and sensibility364