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Author Stalnaker, Joanna

Title The unfinished Enlightenment : description in the age of the encyclopedia / Joanna Stalnaker

Publ Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PQ265 .S72 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-231) and index
Contents Buffon and Daubenton's two horses -- Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's strawberry plant -- Diderot's word machine -- Delille's little encyclopedia -- Mercier's unframed Paris -- Description in revolution -- Conclusion : virtual encyclopedias
LC subject French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
Description (Rhetoric) -- History -- 18th century
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French -- History and criticism
Natural history -- France -- History -- 18th century
Enlightenment -- France
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
ISBN 9780801448645 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801448646 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40017859835