Correspondance Generale d'Helvetius, Vol. 5 (French Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Claude Adrien Helvétius, David Smith, Peter Allan, Alan Dainard, Marie-Thérèse Inguenaud, Jean Orsoni, Jonas Steffen

ISBN-10: 0802089917

ISBN-13: 9780802089915

This 5th and ultimate quantity completes the severe variation of the letters of French thinker Claude Adrien Helv?tius (1715-1771), writer of the arguable De l'Esprit (1758), and of his spouse, n?e Anne Catherine de Ligniville (1722-1800), who ran her personal salon in Auteuil after her husband's dying. the fundamental part during this final quantity is the distinct index - an crucial tool for researchers who desire to make complete use of the correspondence. the amount additionally contains 4 new letters chanced on because the visual appeal of the 1st 4 volumes, errata, additions and adjustments to the severe gear, the textual content of letters excluded from the variation right, genealogies of the households of Helv?tius and his spouse, and a chronological checklist of all letters pointed out within the edition.The earlier volumes of this variation have loved foreign acclaim. "All scholars of the French Enlightenment could be deeply indebted to D.W. Smith and his workforce for this beautifully conceived and arranged collaborative success. while whole the Toronto Helv?tius will rank one of the really remarkable examples of twentieth-century editorial and bibliographical scholarship." (David Williams, French experiences)

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3. Lire “Pierre Valleré, avocat au Parlement, loge alors chez Mme de Graffigny, dont il sera l’exécuteur testamentaire. Il figure souvent dans ses lettres sous le surnom de Doudou ou de Train, Doudou étant le nom d’un personnage figurant dans un conte de Mme de Graffigny intitulé La Princesse Azerolle (v. lettres 81, note 2, et 87, note 3). ] Valleré mourra en mai 1772 (v. , cv, 1311, 21 et 23 mai 1772)”. Lettre 130. , xii, 613). , xcii, 572, 22 juillet 1751). , xlvi, p. ) Elle le surnommera ‘le Bon Ami’ (v.

Par. 2, l. 4, “Le 18 janvier”. Lire “Le 14 janvier”. 19 errata Volume 1 ———, n. 3. Suppression de “d’Argenson”. ———, n. 6. Voir Additions. ———, Légende de la gravure (p. 62), “d’après le portrait par Garand”. Lire “d’après le portrait dû à Garand”. Lettre 40, n. 7, “1782”. Lire “1783”. ———, n. 8. Voir Additions. Lettre 42, p. 66, l. 2, “absentes”. Lire “obmises”. Lettre 43, l. 6, “ton heros Genie et”. Lire “Ton Heros1, genie? Et”. Le texte de la note 1 figure dans les Additions. Les notes 1, 2 et 3 deviennent les notes 2, 3 et 4.

Lettre 48. ” Lettre 49, n. 3. Ajout, avant la référence de chacune des trois premières citations, de leurs dates respectives : “1er avril 1745,” “18 avril 1745,” et “22 avril 1745,”. ———, Remarques. Ajout d’une dern. ” Lettre 50, n. 9. Lire “Jacques François Rolet (vers 1717-1749), l’un des secrétaires du chancelier de Lorraine et ami de Devaux”. Lettre 51, n. 12. Ajout après “Polereczki de Polereka,” : “né vers 1737”. Lettre 52, n. 6. Lire “Le bal en question n’est pas celui évoqué dans la lettre suivante, lequel a eu lieu à une époque où Anne-Catherine était en train de passer ‘une ans che Mad.

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