The Fortunes of Pope's 'Essay on man' in 18th-century France

Richard Gilbert Knapp

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ISBN: 9780729401746

Publication: December 31, 1971

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 82

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Preface 

Introduction 

I. Background to the Du Resnel and Silhouette translations 

A. The Voltaire-Du Resnel relationship and the problem of authorship 

B. The general principles of poetic translation and specifically with regard to the two texts 

II. The early French reaction to the translations 

III. Voltaire's reaction to the Essay on man 

IV. Fontanes's translation and the later French reaction 

Conclusion 

List of works consulted

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

156 Pages

Copyright: © 1971

ISBN: 9780729401746

Publication: December 31, 1971

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 82

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