Louis XIV and the age of the Enlightenment

the myth of the sun king from 1715 to 1789

Author: N. R. Johnson

Volume: 172

Series: SVEC

Publication Date: 1978

Pages: 358

ISBN: 978-0-7294-0117-3

Price: £35


List of illustrations
I. Public opinion in eighteenth-century France
II. The portrait of the king before 1715
III. The death of Louis XIV
IV. Towards a new mythology
V. The ideal king
VI. The character of Louis XIV
VII. Arts and letters under Louis XIV
VIII. The foreign policy of Louis XIV
IX. The religious policy of Louis XIV
X. The economic policy of Louis XIV and public opinion
XI. The absolutism of Louis XIV and public opinion
XII. Voltaire and the age of Louis XIV
XIII. The myth of Louis XIV on the eve of the Revolution

Voltaire Foundation

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