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Pierre-François Guyot Desfontaines

(1685—1745)


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(1685–1745), journalist, translator, and critic.

Virtually unknown today even to scholars, Desfontaines deserves attention. As a prolific writer and translator, he held a prominent, although not always respected, place in ...

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — Literature.


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