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Author Scholar, Richard.

Title The je-ne-sais-quoi in early modern Europe [electronic resource] : encounters with a certain something / Richard Scholar.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 334 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Scholar examines the rise to prominence of the phrase 'je-ne-sais-quoi' in authors such as Montaigne, Shakespeare Descartes, Corneille and Pascal as a way of tracing first-person encounters with a certain something that can only ever be described by being expressed differently.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject European literature -- Terminology.
French literature -- Terminology.
European literature -- History and criticism.
French language -- Terms and phrases.
French literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780191706448 (ebook) : No price