Coverart for item
The Resource Chance, Literature, and Culture in Early Modern France, (electronic resource)

Chance, Literature, and Culture in Early Modern France, (electronic resource)

Label
Chance, Literature, and Culture in Early Modern France
Title
Chance, Literature, and Culture in Early Modern France
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Placing the conflict between chance and order at the center of early modern French culture, these essays cluster around four problems: Providence in Question, Aesthetics and Poetics of Chance, Law and Ethics of Chance, and Chance and its Remedies. By demonstrating the breadth and intensity of the early modern questioning of chance, they offer an illuminating new perspective on French culture in the period
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lyons, John D.
Dewey number
840.93840903
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wine, Kathleen
Series statement
ProQuest Ebook Central
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chance in literature
  • French literature
  • French literature
  • Literature
Label
Chance, Literature, and Culture in Early Modern France, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=446426
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Early-Modern Chaos and the Chance Hypothesis; Part 1 Providence in Question; 1 Montaigne Between Fortune and Providence; 2 Providence and Imago Mundi; 3 Chance and Errors of Nature: A Literature of Demystification; Part 2 Poetics and Aesthetics of Chance; 4 Toward a Poetics of Adventure: Amadis de Gaule; 5 Random Trials: Chance and Chronotope in Gomberville's Polexandre; 6 Sublime Accidents; 7 Chance in the Tragedies of Racine; Part 3 The Law and the Ethics of Chance
  • 8 Prudence and the Ethics of Contingency in Montaigne's Essais9 Malebranche and the Laws of Grace; PART 4 Chance and its Remedies; 10 The Language of Fortune in Descartes; 11 Fortune, Long Life, Montaigne; 12 Cardinal de Retz's Memoirs: Encountering Fortune and Taking Timely Steps; Works Cited; Further Reading; Index;
Control code
u367647
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780754693475
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL446426
  • (OCoLC)646819874
Label
Chance, Literature, and Culture in Early Modern France, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=446426
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Early-Modern Chaos and the Chance Hypothesis; Part 1 Providence in Question; 1 Montaigne Between Fortune and Providence; 2 Providence and Imago Mundi; 3 Chance and Errors of Nature: A Literature of Demystification; Part 2 Poetics and Aesthetics of Chance; 4 Toward a Poetics of Adventure: Amadis de Gaule; 5 Random Trials: Chance and Chronotope in Gomberville's Polexandre; 6 Sublime Accidents; 7 Chance in the Tragedies of Racine; Part 3 The Law and the Ethics of Chance
  • 8 Prudence and the Ethics of Contingency in Montaigne's Essais9 Malebranche and the Laws of Grace; PART 4 Chance and its Remedies; 10 The Language of Fortune in Descartes; 11 Fortune, Long Life, Montaigne; 12 Cardinal de Retz's Memoirs: Encountering Fortune and Taking Timely Steps; Works Cited; Further Reading; Index;
Control code
u367647
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (234 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780754693475
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL446426
  • (OCoLC)646819874

Library Locations

    • Badia FiesolanaBorrow it
      Via dei Roccettini 9, San Domenico di Fiesole, 50014, IT
      43.803074 11.283055
Processing Feedback ...