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The Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire) being published by the Voltaire Foundation is the first critical edition of the totality of his writings (in the original French), arranged chronologically to reveal the evolution of his thought. Each text benefits from an introduction, variants and comprehensive annotation (in either English or French). 198 of 203 volumes have appeared, with the remaining volumes scheduled for publication by the end of 2020.

An unrivalled and indispensable resource for scholars working in the field of eighteenth-century studies (James Fowler, 2015)

Since its inception as Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century in 1955, nearly 600 books have been published within the series. Strongly international in focus, and from August 2018 published on behalf of the Voltaire Foundation by Liverpool University Press, Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment publishes scholarly work in English or French to advance learning across a broad range of disciplines: History, History of ideas/Philosophy, History of the book, Theatre, Literature, Visual arts & Music, Science & Economics and Women’s studies.

The Voltaire Foundation publishes in hardback and online the correspondences of key French thinkers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, including those of Voltaire, Rousseau, Bayle, Graffigny, Morellet and La Beaumelle.