Voltaire and the Theatre of the Eighteenth Century

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Contents
Illustrationsix
Series Foreword by Josh Beer, Christopher Innes, and Simon Williamsxi
Abbreviationsxiii
Introductionxv
1. Voltaire's Career Begins, 1694-17261
2. Voltaire in England, 1726-172821
3. Triumph in the Theatre, 1729-174339
4. Voltaire at Court, 1743-175059
5. Voltaire and Germany, 1750-175581
6. Voltaire and the Philosophes, 1755-176097
7. The Sage of Ferney, 1761-1769121
8. The Final Triumph, 1770-1778141
9. The Path to the Pantheon, 1778-1791157
Chronology of Voltaire's Life169
Further Reading175
Index179

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Contents ix
  • Series Foreword xi
  • Abbreviations xiii
  • Introduction xv
  • Chapter 1 Voltaire's Career Begins, 1694-1726 1
  • Notes 19
  • Chapter 2 Voltaire in England, 1726-1728 21
  • Notes 36
  • Chapter 3 Triumph in the Theatre, 1729-1743 39
  • Notes 57
  • Chapter 4 Voltaire at Court, 1743-1750 59
  • Notes 79
  • Chapter 5 Voltaire and Germany, 1750-1755 81
  • Notes 96
  • Chapter 6 Voltaire and the Philosophes, 1755-1760 97
  • Notes 118
  • Chapter 7 The Sage of Ferney, 1761-1769 121
  • Notes 138
  • Chapter 8 The Final Triumph, 1770-1778 141
  • Notes 155
  • Chapter 9 The Path to the Pantheon, 1778-1791 157
  • Notes 166
  • Chronology of Voltaire's Life 169
  • Further Reading 175
  • Index 179
  • About the Author 187
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