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Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Robin Briggs

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is about attitudes and behaviour in early modern France, dealing particularly with the conflicts related to social and intellectual change, and with the tensions between the elite and the ... More


Clerics and Clergy: The World of the Seculars

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the “secular” clergy, and in particular on their major distinguishing characteristics, which cannot be satisfactorily conveyed in a purely institutional approach; it conveys ... More


1652: The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

David Parrott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198797463
eISBN:
9780191838828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797463.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Military History

This book offers a re-evaluation of the last year of the Fronde—the political upheaval between 1648 and 1652—in the making of seventeenth-century France. In late December 1651 cardinal Mazarin defied ... More


The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture

Helena Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198796770
eISBN:
9780191838002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796770.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Seventeenth-century France saw one of the most significant ‘culture wars’ Europe has ever known. Culminating in the Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns, this was a confrontational, transitional time ... More


Introduction

Ryan Patrick Hanley

in The Political Philosophy of Fénelon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190079635
eISBN:
9780190079666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079635.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The introduction has three aims. First, it sets forth the reasons why a monongraph on Fénelon’s thought is needed: namely in order to remedy the striking neglect Fénelon has received in the ... More


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