Baculard d’Arnaud

life and prose fiction

Author: R. L. Dawson

Volume: 141:142

Series: SVEC

Publication Date: 1976

Pages: 761

ISBN: 978-0-7294-0016-9

Price: £60


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

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