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The Resource Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the blind in France, William R. Paulson

Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the blind in France, William R. Paulson

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Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the blind in France
Title
Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the blind in France
Statement of responsibility
William R. Paulson
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Paulson examines literary, philosophical, and pedagogical writing on blindness in France from the Enlightenment, when philosophical speculation and surgical cures for cataracts demystified the difference between the blind and the sighted, to the nineteenth century, when the literary figure of the blind bard or seer linked blindness with genius, madness, and narrative art. A major theme of the book is the effect of blindness on the use of language and sign systems: the philosophes were concerned at first with understanding the doctrine of innate ideas, rather than with understanding blindness as such.Originally published in 1987.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
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Cataloging source
EYM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paulson, William R.
Dewey number
840 .9 35208161
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ283
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
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  • French literature
  • Blindness in literature
  • French literature
  • Blindness
  • Blind
  • Blind in literature
  • Enlightenment
  • Romanticism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Blind
  • Blind in literature
  • Blindness
  • Blindness in literature
  • Enlightenment
  • French literature
  • Romanticism
  • France
Label
Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the blind in France, William R. Paulson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Unseeing in the Eye
  • 1. "Suppose a Man Born Blind..."
  • 2. Diderot: Philosophy and the World of the Blind
  • 3. Curing Blindness: A Modern Myth
  • 4. A Modern Project: Educating the Blind
  • 5. From Chateaubriand to Balzac: Literature and Loss of Sight
  • 6. Hugo: Blind Seers, Blind Lovers, and the Violence of History
  • Epilogue
Control code
57683063
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 259 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400858583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt736474
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57683063
Label
Enlightenment, Romanticism, and the blind in France, William R. Paulson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Unseeing in the Eye
  • 1. "Suppose a Man Born Blind..."
  • 2. Diderot: Philosophy and the World of the Blind
  • 3. Curing Blindness: A Modern Myth
  • 4. A Modern Project: Educating the Blind
  • 5. From Chateaubriand to Balzac: Literature and Loss of Sight
  • 6. Hugo: Blind Seers, Blind Lovers, and the Violence of History
  • Epilogue
Control code
57683063
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 259 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400858583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt736474
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57683063

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