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Vernière, Paul

Overview
Works: 131 works in 700 publications in 4 languages and 6,493 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Experimental fiction  Satire  Manuscripts  Chronologies  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Thesis advisor, Annotator, Former owner, Redactor
Classifications: PQ2246, 843.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Paul Vernière
 
Most widely held works by Paul Vernière
Persian letters by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu( Book )

89 editions published between 1913 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essai
Œuvres esthétiques. [Textes établis, avec introductions, bibliographies, notes et relevés de variantes by Denis Diderot( Book )

85 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Œuvres philosophiques by Denis Diderot( Book )

79 editions published between 1956 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pensées philosophiques. Diderot. Denis4070
Œuvres politiques : [textes établis avec introductions, bibliographies, notes et relevé de variantes by Denis Diderot( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in French and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoires pour Catherine II by Denis Diderot( Book )

12 editions published in 1966 in French and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voor de Russische keizerin geschreven politieke essays
Montesquieu et L'esprit des lois ou la raison impure by Paul Vernière( Book )

17 editions published in 1977 in French and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques the fatalist and his master by Denis Diderot( Book )

29 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacques the Fatalist is Diderot's answer to the problem of existence. If human beings are determined by their genes and their environment, how can they claim to be free to want or do anything? Where are Jacques and his Master going? Are they simply occupying space, living mechanically until they die, believing erroneously that they are in charge of their Destiny? Diderot intervenes to cheat our expectations of what fiction should be and do, and behaves like a provocative, ironic, and unfailingly entertaining master of revels which finally show why Fate is not to be equated with doom." "In the introduction to this new translation, David Coward explains the philosophical basis of Diderot's fascination with Fate and shows why Jacques the Fatalist pioneers techniques of action which, two centuries on, novelists still regard as experimental."--Jacket
Le rêve de d'Alembert : Entretien entre d'Alembert et Diderot, et Suite de l'Entretien by Denis Diderot( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans cet essai, Diderot expose ses vues à propos du matérialisme. Dans le premier dialogue les deux philosophes débattent de la dualité du corps et de l'âme. Le second dialogue aborde les applications morales, en matière de morale sexuelle surtout, de ces conceptions matérialistes
Diderot, ses manuscrits et ses copistes by Paul Vernière( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in French and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinoza et la pensée française avant la Révolution by Paul Vernière( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1979 in French and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinoza et la pensée française avant la Révolution by Paul Vernière( Book )

32 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dix-sept lettres de Montesquieu by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu( Book )

8 editions published in 1965 in French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by Prévost( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 1957 in French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman d'amour
Lumières ou clair-obscur? : trente essais sur Diderot et quelques autres by Paul Vernière( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

16 editions published between 1937 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Bovary becomes bored with her life and embarks on an affair
Three tales by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

6 editions published in 1960 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple heart -- The legend of Saint Julian Hospitater -- Herodias
Œuvres philosophiques [de] Diderot by Denis Diderot( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

6 editions published in 1960 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves historical and fictional characters with the action taking place before and during the Mercenary Revolt, an uprising of mercenaries in the employ of Carthage in the 3rd century BC
Epistola de tolerantia. A letter on toleration by John Locke( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quelques pages d'introduction sur la genèse de l'oeuvre en précendent le texte français intégral
 
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Persian letters
Alternative Names
Paul Vernière Frans filoloog (1916-1997)

Paul Vernière französischer Literaturwissenschaftler und Hochschullehrer

Paul Vernière French philologist and specialist in literature

Vernière, P.

Languages
French (465)

English (10)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

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Jacques the fatalist and his master