Logo

Voltaire by John Morley

Large book cover: Voltaire

Voltaire
by

Publisher: The Macmillan Company
ISBN/ASIN: B003TNONJO
Number of pages: 365

Description:
When the right sense of historical proportion is more fully developed in men's minds, the name of Voltaire will stand out like the names of the great decisive movements in the European advance, like the Revival of Learning, or the Reformation. The existence, character, and career of this extraordinary person constituted in themselves a new and prodigious era. The peculiarities of his individual genius changed the mind and spiritual conformation of France.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Download mirrors:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2

Similar books

Book cover: The Man Shakespeare and his Tragic Life StoryThe Man Shakespeare and his Tragic Life Story
by - Mitchell Kennerley
A lively biography of the world's greatest playwright and poet by an ardent admirer. Frank Harris created an impressionistic portrait that is at once a highly idiosyncratic exploration of the plays and a telling of the life through them.
(8681 views)
Book cover: Oscar Wilde, His Life and ConfessionsOscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions
by - F. Harris
A biography of the great man, written by the Irish-American author, editor, journalist and publisher who was friendly with many well-known figures of his day. A wonderful work of art itself, no unnecessary data is wasted, no long reflexions bore us.
(10898 views)
Book cover: The Life of Charlotte BronteThe Life of Charlotte Bronte
by - Smith, Elder & Co.
Elizabeth Gaskell's biography of her close friend recounts Charlotte Bronte's life from her childhood, through her years as a writer who had 'foreseen the single life' for herself, to her marriage at thirty-eight and death less than a year later.
(12288 views)
Book cover: Herman Melville, mariner and mysticHerman Melville, mariner and mystic
by - George H. Doran co.
Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. It was not until the early 20th century that his work won recognition, especially Moby-Dick, which was hailed as one of the literary masterpieces of world literature.
(7236 views)