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Transforming the Republic of Letters

Pierre-Daniel Huet and European Intellectual Life, 1650-1720 (Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe) (Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe)

by April G. Shelford

  • 275 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Rochester Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Modern - General,
  • History / World,
  • History / Modern / General,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • 1630-1721,
  • 17th century,
  • 18th century,
  • Europe,
  • Huet, Pierre-Daniel,,
  • Intellectual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12276437M
    ISBN 10158046243X
    ISBN 109781580462433

    The Republic of Letters has had a wild couple of years. We knew we wanted to make a literary center. We held spa ce for it all: we were a bookstore, an editing agency, a publisher, and we offered some writing classes. In that time, we became involved with Waterline Writers and met hundreds of writers all over the Fox Valley suburbs, and got to know a writing community that is both 5/5(2). Overview: The subject of Michael Warner's book is the rise of a nation. America, he shows, became a nation by developing a new kind of reading public, where one becomes a citizen by taking ones place as writer or reader. At heart, the United States is a republic of letters, and its birth can be dated from changes in the culture of printing in the early eighteenth century.

      A transforming publishing industry. Dr. Clark’s Prisoner arrives in bookstores without much fanfare and without its translator to congratulate for her hard work, but it also arrives 15 years after the last book in the series came out in hardcover. The publishing industry has changed since then, and Penguin has opted to release volume five in.   Actium: Transforming A Republic To An Empire As we’ve seen in our series “With Spears & Shields,” ancient battles could have far reaching effects for empires, civilizations, and ideologies. We’ve looked at empires or countries fighting each other for territory, glory, revenge, and conquest.

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See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(3). Transforming the Republic of Letters raises questions of critical importance in Huet's era, and our own, about defining, sharing, and controlling access to knowledge.

April G. Shelford is Assistant Professor in the History Department at American University, Washington, D.C. The Republic of Letters (Respublica literaria) is the long-distance intellectual community in the late 17th and 18th centuries in Europe and the fostered communication among the intellectuals of the Age of Enlightenment, or philosophes as they were called in France.

The Republic of Letters emerged in the 17th century as a self-proclaimed community of scholars and literary figures. Transforming the Republic of Letters is a formidable book about a formidable man: Pierre-Daniel Huet.

A deft and vivid narrator, April Shelford recreates Huet's career, his friendships with learned men and women, his projects and his quarrels with erudition, tenacity and deep historical insight.

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Get this from a library. Transforming the republic of letters: Pierre-Daniel Huet and European intellectual life, [April Shelford] -- Early modern Europe's most extensive commonwealth -- the Republic of Letters -- could not be found on any map. This republic had patriotic citizens, but no army; it had its own language, but no.

April G. Shelford's book centers on the figure of Pierre-Daniel Huet, member of the Académie Française and bishop of Avranches. Shelford uses her account of Huet's life and works to explore the workings of the “old” Republic of Letters, which emerged out of the Renaissance, and the process by which it was transformed into its “new” Enlightenment form at the end of the seventeenth Author: Rachel Hammersley.

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