Voltaire; Religion and ideology; Women’s studies; History of the book; Passion in the eighteenth century

BookVoltaire; Religion and ideology; Women’s studies; History of the book; Passion in the eighteenth century

Voltaire; Religion and ideology; Women’s studies; History of the book; Passion in the eighteenth century

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 2001:12

2001

December 1st, 2001

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page2
Copyright Page3
Contents4
I. Voltaire6
Voltaire after Besterman [Besterman Lecture, 2001]8
Le Contre Voltaire d'Alfieri: la satire L'Antireligioneria20
II. Religion and ideology50
Jansenist themes and influences in Prevost's Cleveland52
Exercices spirituels et quietisme dans Les Confessions du comte de*** de Charles Pinot Duclos62
Virtue and defilement: moral rationalism and sexual prohibitions in the Lettrespersanes74
Sensualisme et apologetique: l'enjeu metaphysique du 'sourd et muet de Chartres'118
Fiasco theorique de Yldeologie chez Destutt de Tracy126
III. Women's studies138
The 'article Geneoe' quarrel and the reticence of French Enlightenment discourse on women in the public realm140
Mme de Sevigne and theJesuits in the siecle des Lumieres172
From pricieuse to mother figure: sentiment, authority and the eighteenth-century salonniere184
Dossier Claude Crebillon - Henriette Marie Stafford204
Conflicting views ofmarriage and spousal abuse in pre-Revolutionary France: the separation case of Jeanne Fouragnan (Toulouse 1782)238
IV. History of the book272
La troisieme edition de l'Histoiredes deuxIndes et ses contrefacons: les contributions de Geneve et Neuchatel274
Theatre beyond privilege: changes in French play publication, 1700-1789304
V. Passion in the eighteenth century354
Passion: proceedings of the Voltaire Foundation Postgraduate Meeting, March 1999354
Introduction358
Histoire de la jeunesse du conl1nandeuf de Prevost360
Images de la passion dans Ie Doyen de Killerine de Prevost374
Enonciation feminine et discours sur la passion dans Les Mimoires et aventures d'un homme de qualiti388
From extremes to rigidity: the mechanism of the passions in mid-eighteenth-century French thought398
The nuances of passion in Crebillon's Les Heureux Orphelins404
Quelques observations sur la passion, l'evidence et la certitude dans Ah, quel conte! de Crebillon fils414
The paradox of passion in the abbe Du Bos's Riflexions critiques sur la poisie et sur la peinture422
Passion, sensihilite and Baculard d'Arnaud's Epreuves du sentinzent428
Ecstatic virgins and and bearded mystics: some examples of the expressive head in French painting434
Des lectrices passionnees: lecture feminine et passion dans la litterature fran~aiseau siecle des Lumieres (1730-1860)450
Le silence des passions? Rousseau and Voltaire on the sciences and the arts456
The pathology of passion: women and medicine in Diderot's Encyclopedie464
Mme de Graffigny et les amertumes de la passion, ou un cruel autoportrait dans Les Saturnales472