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The Enlightenment in practice

academic prize contests and intellectual culture in France, 1670-1794

by Jeremy L. Caradonna

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Competitions,
  • Literature,
  • Literary prizes,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Enlightenment,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeremy L. Caradonna
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC33.4 .C26 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25033321M
    ISBN 109780801450600
    LC Control Number2011037481


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