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Peripheries of the Enlightenment /
edited by Richard Butterwick, Simon Davies and Gabriel Sánchez Espinosa.
imprint
Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 2008.
description
ix, 340 p.
ISBN
0729409260 (pbk.), 9780729409261 (pbk.)
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imprint
Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 2008.
isbn
0729409260 (pbk.)
9780729409261 (pbk.)
catalogue key
6335168
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contributors approach the 'peripheries' of the Enlightenment from a historical and literary-historical perspective and discuss its ideas, its applications, its critics and the word 'Enlightenment' itself. The idea of a 'periphery' is similarly examined for national, provincial and urban contexts ranging from Mexico to Russia, and from Voltaire's peripheral perch at Ferney to the provincial pulpits of outspoken critics of the 'enlightened age'.

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