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The Literary Criticism of Pierre Bayle: A Dissertation Submitted the Board of University Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in Conformity with the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Classic Reprint)

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  • Title: The Literary Criticism of Pierre Bayle: A Dissertation Submitted the Board of University Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in Conformity with the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Horatio E Smith
  • ISBN: 9781332058143
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from The Literary Criticism of Pierre Bayle A Dissertation Submitted the Board of University Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in Conformity With the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy No examination, in any sense complete, has ever been made of the literary criticism of Pierre Bayle Histories of literature give him only passing mention andExcerpt from The Literary Criticism of Pierre Bayle A Dissertation Submitted the Board of University Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in Conformity With the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy No examination, in any sense complete, has ever been made of the literary criticism of Pierre Bayle Histories of literature give him only passing mention and make hardly any comment on the significance of his opinions about letters The study of Betz, Pierre Bayle und die Nouvelles de la Republique des Lettres, takes up the question at length and gives an excellent general estimate of Bayle as a literary critic But Betz treatment is almost exclusively restricted to a single one of the numerous products of Bayle s pen, and since he discusses the several different aspects of the Nouvelles, his analysis of Bayle s literary criteria is by no means detailed Although Lenient, in his Etude sur Bayle, makes some just and accurate comments in the section which he devotes to the Scepticisme Litteraire of the Rotterdam free thinker, these, too, are brief and incomplete The book on Pierre Bayle by Cazes contains a series of selections from Bayle s works, and one group of these has been chosen to illustrate the distinctive qualities of his literary criticism But Cazes, in his own discussion, pays no attention to these qualities In the various essays that have been written on Bayle, the remarks concerning his literary criticism are decidedly meagre It is the purpose of the present study to investigate this particular feature of his activity, to establish with whatever documentary evidence can be collected the exact character of Bayle s attitude toward literature He does not give any formal treatment of literary subjects, and none of his works may be termed, in any technical sense, literary Yet, scattered through the nine folio volumes there are manifold remarks that have a or less direct bearing on books and authors About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooks This book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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