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Voltaire: Philosophical Letters
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Voltaire: Philosophical Letters

Or, Letters Regarding the English Nation

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Edited by John Leigh See other recent books by John Leigh
Translated by Prudence L. Steiner See other recent books by Prudence L. Steiner
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Voltaire: Philosophical Letters by Voltaire

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In his Philosophical Letters, Voltaire provides a pungent and often satirical assessment of the religion, politics, science, and arts of the England he observed during his nearly three-year exile. In addition to the Letters, this edition provides a translation of Voltaire's Proposal for a Letter about the English, a general Introduction, chronology, notes, and bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780872208810
ISBN-10: 0872208818
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 215mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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John Leigh is a Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, and University Lecturer in the Department of French, at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Prudence L. Steiner took her Ph.D. in American Literature at Harvard University, where she served as Lecturer and Director of the Harvard Extension School Writing Program.

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