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ISBN-10: 0140443002

ISBN-13: 9780140443004

Edition: 2005

Authors: Denis Diderot, Leonard W. Tancock, Denis Diderot, Leonard Tancock, Leonard Tancock

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Created as an amusement to beguile his friend, the Marquis de Croismare, Diderot's classic work blends a gripping plot with a licentious portrayal of sexual fervour & a damning attack on oppressive religious institutions. He tells the story of Suzanne Simonon, forced into a nunnery because of illegitimacy.
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 5/30/1974
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Denis Diderot was a French philosopher and critic during the Age of Enlightenment. Born in 1713 in Langres, France, Diderot was educated at the University of Paris. From 1745 to 1772 he served as editor of L'Encyclopedie, which he fashioned as a journal of radical revolutionary opinion. He was a leader in the movement to challenge both church and state by furthering knowledge. Diderot also wrote several critical and philosophical works including Pensees sur l'interpretation de la nature (Thoughts on the Interpretation of Nature, 1754). In addition, he published essays based on personal experience, as well as several plays. He is recognized now as an art critic of the first rank. His Essai…