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Author Caradonna, Jeremy L., 1979- author

Title The Enlightenment in practice : academic prize contests and intellectual culture in France, 1670-1794 / Jeremy L. Caradonna
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : map (black and white)
Summary Here, the author draws on archives both in Paris and the provinces to show that thousands of individuals - ranging from elite men and women of letters to artisans and peasants - participated in intellectual competitions, a far broader range of people than has been previously assumed
Notes Previously issued in print: 2012
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 17, 2016)
Subject Enlightenment -- France.
Literary prizes -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Literary prizes -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Literature -- Competitions -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Literature -- Competitions -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801463904
9780801463907 (ebook)