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Davidson, Ian

Voltaire in Exile

The Last Years, 1753-78

€ 15.95

A fascinating portrait of Voltaire focuses on the last twenty-five years of his life--his forced exile from eighteenth-century France wherein he became a successful entrepreneur and social reformer, while writing his masterpiece, Candide


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Illustrations ix
Acknowledgements xi
Introduction xiii
1. Prologue 1694-1750
1(8)
2. Money 1750-53
9(9)
3. Geneva 1754-5
18(16)
4. Candide and the English Admiral 1753-9
34(22)
5. L`infâme 1758-61
56(16)
6. The Adoption of Mlle Corneille 1760-63
72(14)
7. The Calas Affair 1761-5
86(29)
8. The Swiss Marmot 1764-5
115(11)
9. Ferney 1765
126(22)
10. Beccaria and the Commentaire 1765-6 148(11)
11. The Execution of the Chevalier de La Barre 1765-8 159(19)
12. The Blockade 1765-8 178(24)
13. Solitude 1767-9 202(28)
14. Watchmaking 1770-76 230(34)
15. Last Campaigns 1770-78 264(23)
16. Return to Paris 1778 287(18)
Afterword 305(4)
Endnotes 309(14)
Bibliography 323(4)
Index 327
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Paperback / softback
342 pagina's
Januari 2006
417 gram
210 x 140 x 32 mm
GROVE/ATLANTIC INC us

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