Voltaire’s comic theatre

composition, conflict and critics

Author: Lilian Willens

Volume: 136

Series: SVEC

Publication Date: 1975

Pages: 191

ISBN: 978-0-7294-0031-2

Price: £45


I. Voltaire’s theories of the comic genre: his critics and his public
II. The novice years (1725-1736)
III. In quest of a comic genre (1738-1749)
IV. Satire, philosophy and tears (1759-1767): the revolt (1769)
List of works consulted

Voltaire Foundation

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