The Cambridge Companion to Voltaire

The Cambridge Companion to Voltaire

by Nicholas Cronk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521614953

ISBN-13: 9780521614955

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A leading thinker of the European Enlightenment, Voltaire is a central figure in France's collective cultural memory.  See more details below

Overview

A leading thinker of the European Enlightenment, Voltaire is a central figure in France's collective cultural memory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521614955
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations page

List of contributors

Chronology

Introduction Nicholas Cronk Cronk, Nicholas 1

1 The making of a name: a life of Voltaire Geoffrey Turnovsky Turnovsky, Geoffrey 17

2 Voltaire and authorship Nicholas Cronk Cronk, Nicholas 31

3 Voltaire: philosopher or philosophe? David Beeson Beeson, David Nicholas Cronk Cronk, Nicholas 47

4 Voltaire and clandestine manuscripts Miguel Benitez Benitez, Miguel 65

5 Voltaire and the myth of England John Leigh Leigh, John 79

6 Voltaire's masks: theatre and theatricality Russell Goulbourne Goulbourne, Russell 93

7 Voltaire as story-teller Gianni Iotti Iotti, Gianni 109

8 Candide Philip Stewart Stewart, Philip 125

9 Voltaire and history Catherine Volpilhac-Auger Volpilhac-Auger, Catherine 139

10 Voltaire's correspondence Christiane Mervaud Mervaud, Christiane 153

11 Voltaire: pamphlets and polemic Olivier Ferret Ferret, Olivier 167

12 Voltaire and the politics of toleration John Renwick Renwick, John 179

13 Voltaire and the Bible Graham Gargett Gargett, Graham 193

14 The Voltaire effect Daniel Brewer Brewer, Daniel 205

Further reading 219

Index 225

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