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Author Kavanagh, Thomas M

Title Enlightened pleasures : eighteenth-century France and the new epicureanism / Thomas M. Kavanagh

Publ Info New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press : Annie Burr Lewis Fund, [2010]
©2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  DC133.8 .K38 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DC133.8 .K38 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DC133.8 .K38 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  DC133.8 K38 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: A new epicureanism -- The pleasures of failure : Jourdan's Le guerrier philosophe -- Mirroring pleasure : La Morlière's Angola -- Life-writing as Epicurean allegory : Thérèse philosophe -- The esthetics of pleasure : Du Bos and Boucher -- Rousseau's Eudemony of liberty -- Laclos' Anthropology of pleasure -- Recasting the Epicurean novel : Mirabeau's La morale des sens -- Theaters of pleasure -- Conclusion: From pleasure to happiness
LC subject France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
Philosophy, French -- 18th century
France -- Civilization -- Greek influences
Epicureans (Greek philosophy)
Pleasure
French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
ISBN 9780300140941 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300140940 (cloth : alk. paper)