Philip Robinson

Philip Robinson is Emeritus Professor of Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of Kent. He has published widely on Rousseau, Beaumarchais and Marivaux, and contributed many articles on the music and comic theatre of the eighteenth century. He is the author of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Doctrine of the Arts (Oxford: Peter Lang, 1984), Beaumarchais et la chanson: musique et dramaturgie des comédies de Figaro (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 1999), and is editor of the collective study Beaumarchais: homme de lettres, homme de société, 2nd edn (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2002). His publications also include Bernardin de Saint-Pierre: Paul et Virginie (London: Grant and Cutler, 1986) and he is one of the editors currently preparing the complete correspondence of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre under the general editorship of Malcolm Cook (University of Exeter).

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