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Author Rabinovitch, Oded, author.

Title The Perraults : a family of letters in early modern France / Oded Rabinovitch.

Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  929.20944 RABI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 233 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Representing a family of letters : images of authorship (1650-1750) -- Finance and mobility : Pierre ascendant (1600-1660) -- The Perraults in the countryside : Viry and literary sociability (1650-1680) -- Failure in finance and the rise of Charles Perrault (1660-1680) -- The Perraults and Versailles : mediating grandeur (1660-1700) -- Claude Perrault and the mechanics of animals : family and scientific institutions (1660-1690) -- Epilogue (1690-1730).
Summary "This book shows how the family strategy of the Perraults interacted with their literary and scientific projects, leading to a revision of our image of the major cultural institutions of the seventeenth century"--
Subject Perreault family.
Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703.
Perrault, Claude, 1613-1688.
Perrault, P. (Pierre), 1611-1680.
Families -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Social networks -- France -- History -- 17th century.
France -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
France -- Civilization -- 17th century.
ISBN 9781501729423 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)