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1 FINCH, Robert University of Toronto Romance Series, 11) Sixth Sense : Individualism in French Poetry, 1686-1760
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1969, 
FINCH, Robert. The Sixth Sense : Individualism in French Poetry, 1686-1760.(Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1969). Second Printing. Pp. (6),[ vii]-x,(2),[3]-411,(1), frontispiece. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. University of Toronto Romance Series, number 11. Contents: 1.Introduction; 2. Segrais, Saint-Evremond, Perrault: Le Génie (1686); 3. Fé nelon: Qualities rather than Forms; 4. Fontenelle: Originality before Convention; 5. La Motte: A New Anatomy of Poetry; 6. Chaulieu and La Fare: Diction a Matter of Temperament; 7. Early Champions: i. Titon du Tillet: Poets and Musicians, ii. Dubos: Poetry, Painting and Music; 8. Later Assessors: i.André: The Relativity of Beauty, ii. Batteux: The Complexity of the Creati ve Art; 9. J.-B. Rousseau: Trouver la clef de l'âme; 10. Gresset: Créer ou se taire; 11. Lefranc de Pompignan: Rêver des mots; 12. Bernis: Il faut sentir pour savoir l'art de peindre; 13. L. Racine: Poésie engagée; 14. Lebrun: Le Génie (1760), and After. Very good in nicked, edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket. 25.00

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