Essays and Academies

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199560424
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191741814 | DOI:
Essays and Academies

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This chapter discusses writings published over Jean-Marie's signature. His wife moves from copy-editing and research to more active participation. Subjects include Roland's travel journals, essays on technical subjects, further conflict with Holker, and his important contribution to Panckoucke's Encyclopédie méthodique, which attracts the attention of Jacques-Pierre Brissot, initiating a long correspondence., Roland delivers several papers to the Lyon Academy, in which Marie-Jeanne's influence appears. Reference is also made to her unpublished writings, including her account of a visit to England.

Keywords: travel writing; copy-editing; technical essays; Holker; Panckoucke; Encyclopédie méthodique, Brissot; Académie de Lyon; England

Chapter.  5573 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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