Letters on England

Letters on England

By: Francois Voltaire (author), Leonard Tancock (translator)Paperback

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Also known as the Lettres anglaises ou philosophiques, Voltaire's response to his exile in England offered the French public of 1734 a panoramic view of British culture. Perceiving them as a veiled attack against the ancien regime, however, the French government ordered the letters burned and Voltaire persecuted.

About Author

Voltaire (1694-1778) French writer, satirist, the embodiment of the 18th-century Enlightenment. Among his best-known works is the satirical short story CANDIDE (1759).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780140443868
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780140443868
  • weight: 134
  • ISBN10: 014044386X
  • translations: French
  • language of text: English

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