Shakespeare and Voltaire

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CONTENTS
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I. VOLTAIRE IN ENGLAND1
II. VOLTAIRE'S KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH LITERATURE17
III. FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF SHAKESPEARE41
IV. VOLTAIRF,S BRUTUS AND ZAÏRE67
V. 'THE DEATH OF CÆSAR'95
VI. MACBETH AND MAHOMET, HAMLET AND SÉMIRAMIS118
VII. RESENTMENT OF THE ENGLISH132
VIII. LA PLACE'S TRANSLATION OF SHAKESPEARE160
IX. THE APPEAL TO THE NATIONS182
X. THE COMMENTARIES ON CORNEILLE204
XI. SECOND APPEAL TO THE NATIONS219
XII. THE CRITIC CRITICISED240
XIII. THE VOLTAIRE-WALPOLE CORRESPONDENCE258
XIV. Two NEW ENGLISH ADVERSARIES281
XV. ATTACK AND DEFENCE IN ENGLAND301
XVI. PESSIMISTIC VIEWS OF VOLTAIRE315
XVII. LE TOURNEUR'S TRANSLATION OF SHAKESPEARE330
XVIII. THE WRATH OF VOLTAIRE355
XIX. THE DAY OF ST. Louis378
XX. INDIFFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH397
XXI. LATER RESULTS OF THE CONTROVERSY422
XXII. GENERAL CONCLUSIONS438

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