When the world spoke French / Marc Fumaroli ; translated from the French by Richard Howard.

During the eighteenth century, from the death of Louis XIV until the Revolution, French culture set the standard for all of Europe. In Sweden, Austria, Italy, Spain, England, Russia, and Germany, among kings and queens, diplomats, military leaders, writers, aristocrats, and artists, French was the u...

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Main Author: Fumaroli, Marc
Other Authors: Howard, Richard, 1929-2022
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York Review Books, c2011.
Series:New York Review Books classics
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