Letters on England

Author: Francois Voltaire

Translator: Leonard Tancock

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 24 Apr 1980

Synopsis

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.

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780140443868
  • Size: 1 x 1mm
  • Pages: 176
  • Published: 24 Apr 1980
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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