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Voltaire Foundation Bulletin (January 2017)

Dear Colleague,
Welcome to the first VF Bulletin of the New Year.

NEWS

  • BSECS Travelling Award – The deadline for applying for the 2017 BSECS/Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment Travelling Award is 17 January 2017 (please select the ‘Postgraduate and early career scholars’ drop-down menu).
  • Enlightenment workshops – The TORCH Enlightenment Programme and Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment (Oxford) are hosting a series of workshops this term, starting with Ruggero Sciuto on Diderot and d’Holbach (Monday 16 January) and ending with Laurence Brockliss on the lure of Paris in the 18th century (Monday 6 March).
  • WSECS annual meeting – The Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies will be holding its annual meeting on 17-18 February 2017 in Santa Barbara, California.

OUR RECENTLY PUBLISHED AND FORTHCOMING BOOKS

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC):

  • Les Dégoûts de Voltaire: exploration d’une sensibilité complexe
    MARIE-HÉLÈNE COTONI
    Marie-Hélène Cotoni évalue la diversité des dégoûts de Voltaire dans ses rapports au monde et à soi-même, selon les situations qui les ont provoqués. Elle trace la frontière entre impressions réellement éprouvées et expression, afin de mesurer, autant que possible, la sincérité de l’homme tout comme l’habileté de l’écrivain.
    2017:01, ISBN 978-0-7294-1190-5, pbk/broché, xii+312 pages
    Published January 2017
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Correspondance de Pierre Bayle:

  • Volume XIV: décembre 1706–avril 1732, Lettres 1742-1791
    Ed. ANTONY MCKENNA et al.
    Notre dernier volume couvre une période d’une trentaine d’années après la mort de Pierre Bayle. Ses derniers écrits font l’objet de publications par Reinier Leers, et nous suivons dans la correspondance de Des Maizeaux sa préparation de son édition des lettres de Bayle, du Dictionnaire et de sa double traduction anglaise, des Œuvres diverses et de sa Vie de Mr Bayle publiée en 1730.
    ISBN 978-0-7294-1070-0, hbk/relié, xxvi+472 pages, 14 ills.
    Forthcoming February 2017

Complete works of Voltaire / Œuvres complètes de Voltaire:

  • Volume 20C: ‘Micromégas’ and other texts (1738-1742)
    Ed. NICHOLAS CRONK, THOMAS WYNN et al.
    Not just a science fiction tale about a planet-hopping giant from outer space visiting our world, but also a commentary on society and the scientific knowledge at the time of its composition, Voltaire’s Micromégas reflects on man’s place in the universe between two infinities.
    ISBN 978-0-7294-1151-6, hbk/relié, c.500 pages, 3 ills.
    Forthcoming April 2017

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