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Encyclopedia of Diderot & D'Alembert: Collaborative Translation Project

Encyclopedia of Diderot & D'Alembert: Collaborative Translation Project

This website is a collaborative effort of volunteer translators who share an interest in the Enlightenment and a belief in the value of making freely available to English readers articles from the Encyclopédie. The articles you will find here reflect the interests and expertise of the translators. Although we cannot hope to translate all 70,000 articles, we will continue to post new translations as they come in. This is an ongoing project to which we hope many more people will contribute.


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Marie-Anne Visoi
Marie-Anne Visoi (Faculty)
6 years ago

Very good on-line reference resource, particularly the French dictionaries of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Great collaborative project which encourages faculty to contribute syllabi, assignments and links when developing teaching resources based on this material. It would also be very useful for independent use of advanced students or scholars who want to enrich their knowledge of French texts with additional reading and research.

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Specific information is easy to find.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes
Lisa Lane
Lisa Lane (Faculty)
12 years ago
an extraordinary project -- wonderful for examining the thought of the Enlightenment