Diderot’s ‘femme savante’

Author: Laurence L. Bongie

Volume: 166

Series: SVEC

Publication Date: 1977

Pages: 236

ISBN: 978-0-7294-0054-1

Price: £35


I. True fiction and Diderot’s poétique du conte
II. Diderot and literary invention
III. Mademoiselle de La Chaux as a translator of Hume
IV. Mademoiselle de La Chaux, Hume and Diderot’s early thought
V. Chronology and les petites circonstances
VI. Personal history and true fiction
VII. The Lettre à mademoiselle…..
VIII. Some conclusions
IX. Afterthoughts
Appendix: Jean-Baptiste Gardeil

Voltaire Foundation

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