1st Edition

Richardson and the Philosophes

ISBN 9781909662117
Published April 30, 2014 by Routledge
196 Pages

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Book Description

This book inquires why the philosophes converge on Samuel Richardson and with what results. It focuses on the two-way or 'cross-Channel' flow in texts and ideas that continued between Britain and France throughout the long eighteenth century.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Richardson's 'Religious' Novels 2. Voltaire: Nanine and Paméla 3. Voltaire: L'Ingénu and Lettres d'Amabed 4. Rousseau: Julie ou la Nouvelle Héloïse 5. Diderot: Éloge de Richardson and La Religieuse 6. Conclusion

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