Baculard d'Arnaud

Life and Prose Fiction

Robert L. Dawson

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ISBN: 9780729400169

Publication: January 1, 1976

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 141:142

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Preface

I. Introduction 

II. The early years: 1718-1745 

III. A 'cause célèbre' and Les Epoux malheureux 

IV. Two early novels: Theresa and Le Bal de Venise 

A. Theresa 

B. Le Bal de Venise 

V. The German affair 

A. Bacualrd d'Arnaud, Voltaire and Frederick: Paris, Berlin and war 

B. The last stage of war 

C. Defeat 

D. The aftermath 

E. Dresden and return 

VI. Biography: 1755-1805 

VII. The Epreuves du sentiment and the Nouvelles historiques 

A. The Epreuves du sentiment 

1. Background, genesis and the preface 

2. Rustic happiness 

3. Religion and sensibility 

4. The pathos of despair: terror and sensibility 

B. The Nouvelles historiques 

1. Background, genesis and the preface 

2. The middle ages: fact and sentiment 

3. A special problem: the Sire de Créqui 

VIII. Conclusion 

Appendices 

Bibliographies

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

761 Pages

Copyright: © 1976

ISBN: 9780729400169

Publication: January 1, 1976

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 141:142

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