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Title:
Irrationalism in the eighteenth century.
Author:
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
Publication Information:
Cleveland : Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1972.
Physical Description:
xxii, 393 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Papers presented at the second annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
Language:
English
Contents:
Three generations : a plausible interpretation of the French philosophes? / Louis Gottschalk -- America and the eighteenth-century community of learning / Henry Steele Commager -- The problem of scientific order versus alphabetical order in the Encyclopédie / Hugh M. Davidson -- Leonard Euler, supreme geometer (1707-1783) / C. Truesdell -- French opera and the spirit of the Revolution / Paul Henry Lang -- La philosophie dans le boudoir ; or, A young lady's entrance into the world / R.F. Brissenden -- The problem of artistic style as it relates to the beginnings of romanticism / Frederick J. Cummings -- The sick rose as an aesthetic idea : Kant, Blake, and the symbol in literature / John Neubauer -- Ludwig Tieck : English and French sources of his William Lovell (1795/96) / Franc̜ois Jost -- Clarissa and the tragic traditions / Sheldon Sacks --

Symposium : Irrationalism in the eighteenth century -- The retreat from reason / Bertrand H. Bronson -- Irrationalism and politics in the eighteenth century / George Armstrong Kelly -- Forms of irrationality in the eighteenth century / George Rosen -- Un aspect de l'irrationnel au xviiiemè siècle : La démonologie et son exploitation littéraire / P. Vernière -- The irrational and the problem of historical knowledge in the Enlightenment / Hayden White.
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ISBN:
9780829502398
Format :
Book