Voltaire in America, 1744-1800 by Mary Margaret Harrison Barr

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  • Voltaire, -- 1694-1778 -- Influence,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and American,
  • Literature, Comparative -- American and French

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Statementby Mary-Margaret H. Barr
SeriesJohns Hopkins studies in Romance literatures and languages -- vol. 39, Johns Hopkins studies in Romance literatures and languages -- v. 39
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Pagination150 p. :
Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL17930334M

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Translated, with an Introduction, by Joseph McCabe (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, ). INTRODUCTION. It seems useful, in presenting to English readers this selection of the works of Voltaire, to recall the position and personality of the writer and the circumstances in which the works were written.

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