5 October 1995
Show More Impolite Learning: Conduct and Community in the Republic of Letters, 1680-1750 by Anne Goldgar.
Yale, 295 pp., £25, June 1995, 0 300 05359 2Show More
“... at his impersonator’s antics, in private he organised a propaganda campaign to ensure that his name would not fall into discredit. The story is typical of the dozens of anecdotes that enliven AnneGoldgar’s erudite, provocative and sometimes problematic book. It takes place in a peculiarly fascinating setting, the world of the French Protestant intellectuals who went into exile throughout Europe ...”