Nicholas Cronk is Professor of French Literature and Director of the Voltaire Foundation at the University of Oxford. He is general editor of the Complete Works of Voltaire, the first ever scholarly publication of the totality of Voltaire’s writings, in some 200 volumes. The project was awarded the Hervé Deluen Prize from the Académie française in 2010. He was edited works by Voltaire, Diderot, and Rostand for the Oxford World Classics series.
Books by Nicholas Cronk
Interviews with Nicholas Cronk
Voltaire Almighty: A Life in Pursuit of Freedom
by Roger Pearson
A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary
by John Fletcher (translator) & Voltaire
The Newton Wars and the Beginning of the French Enlightenment
by J. B. Shank
by Roger Pearson (translator) & Voltaire
Reinventing Voltaire: The Politics of Commemoration in Nineteenth-Century France
by Stephen Bird
The eighteenth-century philosopher wielded his powers of ridicule and witticism against religious fanatics—but always championed free speech and religious toleration. He was also a historian, scientist, poet, playwright, and political activist. Nicholas Cronk, General Editor of the Complete Works of Voltaire gives a detailed look at the polymathic philosophe.