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Cronk, Nicholas

Overview
Works: 554 works in 1,572 publications in 4 languages and 10,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Satire  Historical drama  Verse drama  Parodies, imitations, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Biographical drama 
Roles: Editor, Publishing director, Author, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Opponent
Classifications: PQ2082.C3, 843.5
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Most widely held works by Nicholas Cronk
Les oeuvres complètes de Voltaire = The complete works of Voltaire by Voltaire( Book )

312 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition critique avec notes sur les variantes et références aux manuscrits de trois textes publiés et commentés par Voltaire. Elle illustre la diversité de ses centres d'intérêt et son esprit critique, voire ses sarcasmes, par rapport à certains auteurs qu'il a édités
The Cambridge companion to Voltaire by Nicholas Cronk( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a leading thinker of the European Enlightenment, Voltaire is a central figure in France's collective cultural memory. The popularity of Candide has made him perhaps best known as a writer of tales. Yet these represent only a fraction of his entire œuvre. Voltaire created a style of authorship which made him the most famous writer in Europe and turned his name into a brand for a certain style of writing and thinking. This Companion covers his plays, fiction, pamphlets, correspondence, biblical criticism, and historical, political and philosophical thought, to give a wide-ranging view of his writings. The most comprehensive book on Voltaire available in English, it makes accessible the most recent research in France as well as the English-speaking world, in a series of original essays and a guide to sources. The essays demonstrate why Voltaire remains an essential point of reference in defining the modern intellectual today."--Publisher description
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rostand's hero has become a figure of theatrical legend: Cyrano, with the nose of a clown and the soul of a poet, is by turns comic and sad, as reckless in love as in war, and never at a loss for words. Audiences immediately took him to their hearts, and since the triumphant opening night in December 1897 - at the height of the Dreyfus Affair - the play has never lost its appeal. Christopher Fry's acclaimed translation into 'chiming couplets' represents the homage of one versedramatist to another. - Tonight when I make my sweeping bow at heaven's gate, one thing I shall still possess, at any
Philosophical letters by Voltaire( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To remind them that there is hope for men because they have it in their power to be reasonable. Voltaire was on the trail of principals
La réception de Racine à l'âge classique : de la scène au monument : études( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in French and Multiple languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les notes de Voltaire : une écriture polyphonique : études by Nicholas Cronk( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in French and English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issus d'un colloque tenu à Oxford en 2001, ces textes étudient les notes et les commentaires laissés par Voltaire dans son théâtre, sa poésie et sa prose ainsi que par quelques auteurs de son époque : Bayle, Rousseau, Louis Racine, Delaulnaye... Ils montrent que, par ses remarques polémiques ou satiriques, la note constituait un genre littéraire à part entière
Voltaire and the 1760s : essays for John Renwick( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rameau's nephew; and other works by Denis Diderot( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diderot's dialogue begins with a chance encounter in a Paris cafe between two acquaintances. Their talk ranges broadly across art, music, education, and the contemporary scene, as the nephew of composer Rameau, amoral and bohemian, alternately shocks and amuses the moral, bourgeois figure of his interlocutor. The dialogue exposes the corruption of society in Diderot's characteristic philosophical exploration." "The debates of the French Enlightenment speak to us in this new translation, which also includes the First Satire, a related work that provides the context for Rameau's Nephew, Diderot's 'second satire'."--Jacket
Etudes sur les Journaux de Marivaux( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les articles réunis ici traitent notamment des journaux moraux et des journalistes au début du 18e siècle, de l'écriture personnelle de l'auteur dans les "Journaux", de la narration romanesque et du rôle du lecteur dans "L'indigent philosophe"
Etudes sur le Traité sur la tolérance de Voltaire( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vingtaine d'études critiques rédigées par les plus éminents spécialistes de Voltaire qui abordent le "Traité sur la tolérance" sous des angles variés et novateurs. Ce volume contient également une bibliographie détaillée et un important dossier de documents contemporains
Etudes sur le Fils naturel et les Entretiens sur le Fils naturel de Diderot by Nicholas Cronk( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le fils naturel" est un livre marquant pour le siècle des Lumières. Oeuvre-clé de l'histoire du théâtre européen, c'est aussi un texte essentiel pour comprendre la pensée morale et politique de Diderot, ses théories esthétiques et sa conception du roman. Ce recueil contient 13 études, un essai bibliographique et un dossier de textes contemporains, pour la plupart inaccessibles jusqu'ici
The classical sublime : French neoclassicism and the language of literature by Nicholas Cronk( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le comte de Caylus : les arts et les lettres : actes du colloque international Université d'Anvers (UFSIA) et Voltaire Foundation, Oxford, 26-27 mai 2000( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réunit une quinzaine d'études sur le comte de Caylus (1692-1765), graveur, honoraire amateur de l'Académie de peinture, inspirateur des artistes et théoricien de l'art, archéologue, membre de l'Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres, médiéviste et conteur, bête noire de Diderot. Contient un inédit et une bibliographie exhaustive de Caylus
Candide, or, Optimism : a new translation, backgrounds, criticism by Voltaire( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven critical essays -- five of them new to this edition-- representing a wide range of approaches to Candide, intended to deepen the reader's response to the work."--Back cover
Les oeuvres complètes de Voltaire by Voltaire( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition critique d'une douzaine de lettres, fragments, essais ..., dont notamment : Les honnêtetés littéraires etc. etc. etc., Lettre de Monsieur de Voltaire à Monsieur Elie de Beaumont, avocat au parlement, Du divorce, Relation de la mort du chevalier de La Barre. L'apparat critique fournit les diverses leçons ou variantes des états manuscrits ou imprimés des textes
Les œuvres complètes de Voltaire by Voltaire( Book )

20 editions published in 2009 in 4 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ensemble de textes datant de 1773 : Discours de maître Belleguier, ancien avocat, sur le texte proposé par l'université de la ville de Paris ..., Le philosophe de monsieur Du Marsay, ainsi que quelques lettres et un poème La tactique
Les oeuvres complètes de Voltaire by Voltaire( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les oeuvres complètes de Voltaire by Voltaire( Book )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les 250 ans de Candide : lectures et relectures( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les oeuvres complètes de Voltaire by Voltaire( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Cambridge companion to Voltaire
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Cronk, N.

Cronk, Nicholas E.

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Cyrano de BergeracPhilosophical lettersRameau's nephew; and other worksEtudes sur les Journaux de MarivauxEtudes sur le Traité sur la tolérance de VoltaireEtudes sur le Fils naturel et les Entretiens sur le Fils naturel de DiderotThe classical sublime : French neoclassicism and the language of literatureLe comte de Caylus : les arts et les lettres : actes du colloque international Université d'Anvers (UFSIA) et Voltaire Foundation, Oxford, 26-27 mai 2000