French social history; Games in the eighteenth century; Happiness in Duclos and Rousseau

BookFrench social history; Games in the eighteenth century; Happiness in Duclos and Rousseau

French social history; Games in the eighteenth century; Happiness in Duclos and Rousseau

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 2000:08

2000

August 1st, 2000

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents6
French social history8
FELICIA B. STURZER Love and disease: the contaminated letters of Julie de Lespinasse10
FRÉDÉRIC CHARBONNEAU Le médecin, le cuisinier et le philosophe24
JUDITH CURTIS Mademoiselle Quinault and the Bout-du-Banc: a reappraisal42
ROBERT GRANDEROUTE Mémoires de l'université (1762-1763) et plan d'études64
JEFFREY MERRICK Suicide, society, and history: the case of Bourdeaux and Humain, 25 December 177378
Games in the eighteenth century124
EDWARD NYE Games in the eighteenth century126
MELISSA PERCIVAL The 'jeu de physionomie', or pathognomical proteus128
KATE E. TUNSTALL Chardin's games138
RICHARD SCHOLAR Hume, backgammon, and philosophical melancholy150
IOANA GALLERON MARASESCU Du joueur au dissipateur: une métamorphose sous la Régence158
KATHERINE ASTBURY Games in the moral tale: a reflection on changing tastes in the 1760s168
CAROLINE WARMAN Snakes and ladders Sade-style176
ROBIN HOWELLS Marivaux's Le Bilboquet (1714): the game as subversive principle182
EDWARD NYE Bilboquet, calembours, and modernity186
JUDITH BEALE Serious play and playing serious: from Challe's Les Illustres Françaises to Marivaux's Le Feu de l'amour et du hasard194
RUSSELL GOULBOURNE Gender trouble: identity games in Voltaire's La Prude202
SÍOFRA PIERSE Limiers and Voltaire: historical games210
ANGELA H. WRIGHT Games behind the scenes:218
PHOEBE VON HELD The play between monologue and dialogue in Le Neueu de Rameau: mechanism of subjectivity or eccentricity?226
NICHOLAS CRONK Games of chance in Facques le fataliste et son maître236
Happiness in Duclos and Rousseau240
AWEN A. M. COLEY The science of man: experimental routes to happiness in Doclos and Rousseau242
Resumes336