Transactions of the Fifth International Congress on The Enlightenment / Actes du Cinquième Congrès International des Lumières / Atti del Quinto Congresso Internazionale Sull'illuminiso

BookTransactions of the Fifth International Congress on The Enlightenment / Actes du Cinquième Congrès International des Lumières / Atti del Quinto Congresso Internazionale Sull'illuminiso

Transactions of the Fifth International Congress on The Enlightenment / Actes du Cinquième Congrès International des Lumières / Atti del Quinto Congresso Internazionale Sull'illuminiso

Pisa August/September 1979 / Pise août/septembre 1979 / Pisa agosto/settembre

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 190/191/192/193

1980

January 1st, 1980


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Contents of volume 1
Inaugural addresses
Plenary sessions
1. The Enlightenment: problems of periodisation
2. Present-day viewpoints on the Enlightenment
3. The 'philosophes' and politics
4. The sciences and epistemology

Contents of volume 2
5. Reflecting upon history
6. Utopias and utopians
7. The sciences of society
8. The beginnings and development of political economy
9. Crisis and reform in the social institutions
10. Collective mentalities

Contents of volume 3
11. Religious trends
12. Anthropology and linguistics
13. Narrative theories and techniques
14. Dramatic forms and structures

Contents of volume 4
15. Poetry and poetics
16. Music and the figurative arts
17. The spread and social impact of books and culture
18. The portrayal and condition of women in eighteenth-century literature

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Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Contents6
Section 15 Poetry and poetics/Poésie et poétique/Poesia e poetica8
Session 1. The world of Dryden and Pope12
The fate of the Fall in An essay on man12
Some homologies between The Rape of the loclc and the visual arts14
Pope's transformation of Homer's gods25
Dryden's preface to the Fables: translation as aesthetic experience26
Session 2. The literary genres and questions of poetics35
Les héroïdes: une contribution à la poétiquedu xviiie siècle35
Les Bucoliques d'André Chénier: une tentativede reconstitution43
The Oxford chair of poetry in the eighteenthcentury45
Ut pictura poesis once again: picturesque aesthetics and imagism53
Le mythe de Narcisse au XVIIIe siècle- instrument d'analyse du rapport avec autrui60
La funzione della poetica arcadica nella formazione del classicismo illuministico delle letterature dell'Europa centroorientale60
Session 3. Other tapies68
De deux motifs récurrents chez Diderot: la pierre et le couteau68
Les périodes de la poésie française au XVIIIe siècle75
Kantemir et le problème du contexte dans lemouvement littéraire russe du XVIIIe siècle83
Paradigma rococo in un'ode di L. Savioli85
Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin et la question del'origine des langues89
Section 16 Music and the figurative arts/Musique et arts figuratifs/Musica et arti figurative98
Session 1. The expansion of space and time102
La 'peinture d'histoire' comme trait marquantdu siècle des Lumières finissant102
The ltalian Renaissance viewed by an eighteenth-century sculptor103
Le réveil du gothique et l'imaginaire politique:naissance d'un mythe créateur au siècle des Lumières106
Vivant Denon e le sue note al Voyage deH. Swinburne dans les deux Siciles108
From charnel house to Elysium: transformationsin the image of the cemetery (1744-1804)108
Elementi illuministici nellescenografie fan tas tiche del primo Settecento italiano109
Session 2. Other topics119
Pigalle's Voltaire: realist manifesta or tributeal!' antica?119
Giambattista Tiepolo's Translation of theholy house: a sacred image in the Enlightenment133
Painting and the paradox of the spectator in Diderot's art criticism135
Joseph Highmore at the edge of the frame144
Un problème artistique dans l'Encyclopédie:le débat sur les techniques en France à lamoitié du XVIIIe siècle146
Lo scultore pistoiese Francesco Carradori152
Session 3. Relationships between technique and music163
Razionalismo e irrazionalismo nelle concezionimusicali del tardo Illuminismo163
Influence des progrès de la lutherie sur la techniquedes violonistes et violoncellistes au XVIIIe siècle170
Cosi fan tutte: Mozart' s rhetoric of loveand reason172
Beaumarchais's opera Tarare174
Session 4. Aesthetics174
Figures chorégraphiques dans le théâtre de Diderot174
littérature et arts plastiques175
Poetry and music as observed by Daniel Webb183
Langage et peinture: la dialectique du regard188
The language of landscape: truth or pleasingdelusion?189
L'esthétique musicale de Rousseau à travers la Lettre sur la musique française194
Le motif de la mort dans l'art et la littérature néoclassiques196
Session 5. Urban space and popular culture205
The public monument as an image of authorityin the age of the Enlightenment205
Space and revolution: public monuments andurban planning at the peak of the Terror205
Heavenly cities on earth: urban planning andmass culture in 18th-century utopias206
Section 17 The spread and social impact of books and culture/Diffusiondu livre et de la culture/Diffusione dellibro e dellacultura208
Session 1212
Terminologie et édition critique (compte rendude la table ronde du 28 août 1979)212
Session 2215
Book smuggling and book seizures in Paris at the dawn of the Enlightenment215
The Parisian book trade in the early Enlightenment:an update on the Prosper Marchand project216
Diffusione dellibro, classe intellettuale e problemi istituzionali dell'editoria nel Settecento francese225
Session 3233
The importation of English books into German y in the eighteenth century233
Quelques aspects de la diffusion de la culturedans les terres slaves balkaniques235
Le livre français dans les bibliothèques vicentines du XVIIIe siècle244
The great travel collections of the eighteenth century: their scope and purpose251
Le rôle du Journal encyclopédique dans ladiffusion de la culture258
Session 4265
Public opinion and the development of modern society in England in the eighteenth century265
Giuseppe Baretti and the 'republic of letters' in the eighteenth century266
Session 5275
Johannes Allart (1754-1816): Dutch printer, publisher and bookseller275
Anglo-Dutch relations: spectators and satirein the early eighteenth century284
The study of eighteenth-century Dutch prose fiction285
Session 6293
Les livres clandestins de Bouillon293
Edition populaire et colporteurs italiens dans la deuxième moitié du XVIIIe siècle305
Criminal biographies in eighteenth-century French popular literature310
Diffusion du livre et de la culture: conclusions317
Section 18 The portrayal and condition of women in eighteenthcentury literature/Représentation et situation de lafemme dans la littérature du xvme siècle 1 Rappresentazionee situazione della donna nella letteratura del xviiie secolo332
Session 1 Theories of 'féminité'336
The Spectators' view of women336
Sur les écrits 'féministes' de Rousseau344
La représentation encyclopédiste de lafemme345
La représentation de la femme chez Diderot346
Bouclier de Villemert: 'philosopher of the fair sex'352
Caratterizzazione dei sessi nei testi teoretici eletterari dell'epoca Goethiana354
Session 2. The roles of women in fiction362
Etude comparée de la situation de la femme en Angleterre et en France362
Héroïne ou figurante? La femme dans le roman du XVIIIe siècle en France371
Fonctions de la femme du peupledans le roman du XVIIIe siècle378
The role of women in certain eighteenthcenturyFrench libertin novels378
Session 3385
English literary ladies and the booksellers385
'A chimera of her own crea ting': love and fantasyin novels from madame de Lafayette to Jane Austen393
Expressive style and 'the female mind': Mary Wollstonecraft's Vindication of the rights of woman395
The female text- edited402
Discussion408
Session 4409
Mme Du Deffand emme de Choiseul: un'aamicizia femminile409
The image of woman in Bernard Mandeville' swritings417
An enquiry concerning the Humean woman417
Women in Tristram Shandy420
Robert Burns: the poet as liberationist422
Discussion433
Session 5. Male discourses, female discourses434
La femme à la recherche de son image: mme de Charrière et l'écriture féminine dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle434
Le féminisme chez madame Riccoboni441
A feministwriter of the eighteenth century: Giacomo Casanova448
Mind and method: Sophie La Roche- a 'praeceptra filiarum Germaniae'?449
Liberation and domesticity: two feminine ideals in the works of C. M. Wieland455
Pietism, pathology, or pragmatism in Goethe's Bekenntnisse einer schonen Seele462
Session 6469
Female identity: symbol and structure ofbourgeois domesticity469
Le changement du rôle des femmes dans la vie littéraire au milieu du XVIIIe siècle469
Idleness and the eighteenth-century Spanish woman480
Dames et sigisbées: un début d'émancipation féminine?481
Conclusion488