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Enlightened Pleasures: Eighteenth-Century France and the New Epicureanism (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C) Hardcover – March 16, 2010


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"Informed by rigorous and original philosophical interpretations yet written in a style that is incisive, fluid and swift, this book is exactly what a book on pleasure should be: it leaves us completely fulfilled yet asking for more."—Elena Russo, Johns Hopkins University
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"Kavanagh makes a persuasive case for putting the literature and art of the Enlightenment in France in the context of Epicurean and Stoic philosophy."—Jay Caplan, Amherst College
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"Scholarly, challenging, and pleasant at the same time."—Pierre Saint-Amand, Eighteenth Century Fiction
(Pierre Saint-Amand Eighteenth Century Fiction)

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Thomas M. Kavanagh, the Augustus R. Street Professor of French and department chair at Yale University, is the author of Dice, Cards, Wheels: A Different History of French Culture. He lives in Woodbridge, CT.

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