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Montesquieu and England
Enlightened Exchanges, 1689–1755





ISBN 9781138663831
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Gonthier sets Montesquieu's work in the context of early eighteenth-century Anglo-French relations, taking a comparative approach to show how Montesquieu's engagement with English thought and writing persisted throughout his writing career.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Anglo-French Relations in the Early Enlightenment; Chapter 1 Importing Good Sense: Lettres Persanes (1721); Chapter 2 In Search of Enlightenment: Voyages en Europe (1728–31); Chapter 3 Reconsidering Rome: Considérations Sur Les… Romains (1734); Chapter 4 Cosmopolitan Constitutionalism: L’esprit Des Lois (1748); Chapter 5 Aesthetic Allegiances: Essai Sur Le Goût (c. 1753–5); conclusion Conclusion: Spheres of Influence;

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Ursula Haskins Gonthier