EMF Studies in Early Modern France: Utopia from la Boetie to Vieras

EMF Studies in Early Modern France: Utopia from la Boetie to Vieras

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EMF Studies in Early Modern France: Utopia from la Boetie to Vieras by David Lee Rubin

Five essays explore 18th-century Francophone utopias in Patot's , the schemes of two French exiles in the Netherlands, Rousseau's thought, and the sexual universe of Cercle Social writer Restif de la Bretonne. One contribution is in untranslated French ("L'Icosameron de Casanova: Nature et culture de l'ambiguïté)." Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781886365100
Publisher: Rookwood Press
Publication date: 12/28/1999
Series: EMF Studies in Early Modern France
Pages: 131
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Masse's Haircut1
Exploitation and Subversion of Utopian Ideals: The Schemes of Two French Exiles in the Netherlands42
Utopia and Anti-Utopia in Rousseau's Thought60
Utopia, Natural Philosophy, and the Cercle Social: The Sexual Universe of Restif de la Bretonne78
L'Icosameron de Casanova: Nature et culture de l'ambiguite103
Index127

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