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Voltairian narrative devices

Dorothy Madeleine McGhee

Voltairian narrative devices

as considered in the author"s contes philosophiques

by Dorothy Madeleine McGhee

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Published by Printed by George Banta publishing company in Menasha, Wis .
Written in English

  • Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Technique.,
  • Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Style.,
  • Voltaire, 1694-1778.,
  • Library, French -- History and criticism.,
  • Irony.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContes philosophiques.
    Statementby Dorothy Madeleine McGhee.
    LC ClassificationsPQ2138 .M3 1933
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6296734M
    LC Control Number33031089

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