Voltaire and the Theatre of the Eighteenth Century

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Index
Ackermann, Konrad, 84, 89
Addison, Joseph, 35, 115; Cato, 21-22, 24, 26-28, 31, 84
Albergati-Cappacelli, Francesco, 117
Anne, queen of England, 22, 25
Annet, Peter, 124
Aristotle, 11
Babini, Eustachio, 91
Baretti Joseph, Discours sur Shakespeare et sur Monsieur de Voltaire, 150
Baron, Michel, 5, 10, 16-17, 39-40, 74
Barry, Elizabeth, 28
Beaubourg, Pierre, 7, 10, 13
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, 51, 147, 150, 152, 157-60, 164; Le Barbier de Séville, 141, 147, 159; Les deux amis, 147; Eugènie, 147; Le Mariage de Figaro, 18, 52, 93, 159-60; Tarare, 160
Béjart, Armande, 5
Bellecourt, Jean Claude, 88
Benedict XIV, pope, 56
Berlin, theatre in, 82-87, 124
Bernhardt, Sarah, 43
Besterman, Theodore, 12
Betterton, Thomas, 28
Blainville, Pierre, 130
Blaise, Adolphe, 136
Blow John, Venus and Adonis, 34
Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Lord, 22-23, 26, 30-32
Booth, Barton, 25, 27-28
Boucher, François, 67, 93, 100
Brecht Bertolt, The Threepenny Opera, 35
Brizard, Jean Baptiste, 131, 153, 158
Brueys David Augustin, and Jean Palaprat , Le Grondeur, 5
Buffon, Charles Louis, Comte de, 59
Caldéron de la Pedro Barca, Life is a Dream, 69, 86
Campan, Jeanne-Louise de, 159
Campistron, Jean Galbert de, 77
Campra, André, 45
Casanova, Jacques, 117
Catherine, empress of Russia, 144, 146, 149, 153, 157-58
Champmeslé (Marie Desmares), 2-3, 5, 7
Chassé, Claude Dominique de, 102
Chassiron, Pierre Mattieu, 75

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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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