Petit De Bachaumont

His Circle and the 'Mémoires Secrets'

Robert S. Tate

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ISBN: 9780729401586

Publication: December 31, 1968

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 65

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Introduction

I. Bachaumont's early life 

1. Family and birth 

2. Influence of Le Nôtre 

3. Some intellectual tendencies 

II. Three friends of Bachaumont 

1. The abbé Prévost 

2. The abbé Gédoyn 

3. A Protégé - the marquis d'Eguilles 

III. Bachaumont's aesthetic pursuits 

1. Painting and sculpture 

2. Music 

3. Architecture and urbanisme 

IV. The salon of Madame Doublet 

1. Bachaumont and Madame Doublet 

2. The Habitués 

3. Character of the salon 

V. The Nouvelles à la main 

1. Background 

2. The Two Registres and their yield 

3. Decline of the salon 

VI. The Mémoires secrets 

1. Publication 

2. Reception 

3. The Mémoires secrets and the parlements 

Conclusion 

Works cited

Format: Hardback

Size: 239 × 163 mm

Copyright: © 1968

ISBN: 9780729401586

Publication: December 31, 1968

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 65

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