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Enlightenment and the shadows of chance

Thomas M. Kavanagh

Enlightenment and the shadows of chance

the novel and the culture of gambling in eighteenth-century France

by Thomas M. Kavanagh

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • French fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Literature and society -- France -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Gambling in literature.,
    • Enlightenment -- France.,
    • Chance in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-263) and index.

      StatementThomas M. Kavanagh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ648 .K38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1726639M
      ISBN 100801845491
      LC Control Number92030732

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