Diderot's 'Essai Sur Sénèque'

W.T. Conroy

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ISBN: 9780729402057

Publication: January 1, 1975

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 131

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Preface
I. Background to Diderot's Essai sur Sénèque 
A. Classical studies in the eighteenth century 
B. The Tradition of Senecan studies 
C. The Expectation and reception of Diderot's Essai 
II. The Essai sur Sénèque as a defence of Seneca 
A. Diderot's adaptation of primary texts 
B. Diderot's reconstruction of history 
C. Refutation of the critics of Seneca 
III. The Essai sur Sénèque as a defence of Diderot 
A. Diderot's affinity with Seneca 
B. Further parallels between Seneca and Diderot 
C. The Character Seneca and apology 
IV. The Essai sur Sénèque as a didactic work 
A. Diderot's manner of instruction 
B. Diderot's thoughts on politics 
C. The Character Seneca and moral example 
V. The Essai sur Sénèque as literary work 
A. The Style of Diderot's translations 
B. The Structure of the Essai 
Conclusion 
List of works consulted

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 mm

167 Pages

Copyright: © 1975

ISBN: 9780729402057

Publication: January 1, 1975

Series: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment 131

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