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Libertine Strategies

Freedom and the Novel in Seventeenth-Century France

Joan DeJean

Frontmatter and Preface

  1. The Other Grand Siècle
  2. “Theme of the Traitor and the Hero”
  3. Fragments of a Philosophical Discourse
  4. Camera Lucida
  5. The Other in the Grand Siècle

Appendix: Neighboring Trends

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