Think of the French Enlightenment, and who comes to mind? Probably Voltaire, Diderot, Montesquieu and their impressive achievements like Candide, the Encyclopedie, and The Spirit of Laws, works that spurred the intellectual and philosophical movement of eighteenth-century Europe. Though the Enlightenment is often considered a male-dominated endeavor, French women played important roles, too.
Read all about this weekend’s symposium dedicated to Beatrix Potter on the Fine Books Blog.
The Beatrix Potter Society is hosting a three-day symposium at Connecticut College next month, the first of its kind on U.S. soil in five years. Read all about it on the Fine Books Blog
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