Blaise Pascal: Entretien avec Monsieur de Sacy (716 words)

Elena Ciocoiu (Université de Paris IV Sorbonne)
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Like the three Discours sur la Condition des Grands [Discourses on the Condition of the Great], the Entretien avec Monsieur de Sacy sur Épictète et Montaigne [Conversation with M. de Sacy on Epictetus and Montaigne] was not written directly by Blaise Pascal. Nicolas Fontaine included the Entretien in his Mémoires ou histoire des Solitaires de Port-Royal [Memoirs or history of the Solitaires of Port-Royal], written between 1696 and 1700. In 1728, Pierre Nicolas Desmolets published, for the first time, the Entretien in the volume Œuvres posthumes ou Suite des Pensées de M. Pascal, extraites du Manuscrit de M. l’abb&e…

Citation: Ciocoiu, Elena. "Entretien avec Monsieur de Sacy". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 29 December 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=35717, accessed 15 May 2021.]

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