What's in a Name? Reflections on Voltaire's "Paméla."

Mallinson, Jonathan
December 2005
Eighteenth Century Fiction;Winter2005/2006, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p157
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
This article presents a reflection of Francois-Marie Arouet's letters to his sister's daughter, Marie Louise Mignot during his stay at the Royal Court of Frederick II of Prussia, Germany. The letters were believe to be authentic but in the last twenty century its was believed that it was already rewritten during the winter of 1973-1954, showing satirical revenge. It was not intended for publication because of the commitment to keep the letters upon its completion. Also included in the article are the interpretation of his letters and some speculations of the title of his work.


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