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FREN 3508:French Literature and Culture (Fieni) Fall 2022

Articles about the Encyclopédie

Below is an outstanding article that will give you a taste of the times and the prominence and controversy surrounding the Encyclopedie and the ensuing "Encyclopedie Wars."  You can find many more articles on the Encyclopedie by searching the library's databases.

Darnton, Robert Choate. "The 'Encyclopedie' Wars Of Prerevolutionary France." American Historical Review 78.5 (1973): 1331-1352.