Jean-Baptiste Salaville

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Jean-Baptiste Salaville (20 August 1755 – 1832) was a French journalist, translator and ghost-writer for the Count of Mirabeau.

Biography

Born at Saint-Sever, in the Landes department, Salaville was a moderate revolutionary. He collaborated in the periodicals Le Citoyen Français, Les Annales patriotiques et littéraires, Courier de Provence, and was one of the compilers employed by Mirabeau to prepare his speeches. Alongside Joseph-Pierre Frenais and the Marquis de Bonnay, Salaville worked in a french version for the writings of Laurence Sterne. He also translated some of Milton's minor works.[1][2]

Jean-Baptiste Salaville died in Paris.

Works

  • Le Moraliste Mesmérien, ou Lettres Philosophiques sur l'Influence du Magnétisme (1784)
  • De l'Organisation d'un État Monarchique, ou Considérations sur les Vices de la Monarchie Françoise, et sur la Nécessité de lui Donner une Constitution (1789)
  • De la Révolution Française, Comparée à celle de l'Angleterre (1798)
  • L'Homme et la Société, ou Nouvelle Théorie de la Nature Humaine et de l'État Social (1798)
  • De la Perfectibilité (1800)[3]
  • De l'Homme et des Animaux (1805)
  • Essai sur le Duel, sur la Nécessité et sur le Moyen d'en Abolir l'Usage (1819)
  • De la Peine de Mort, et du Système Pénal dans ses Rapports avec la Morale et la Politique (1826)

Notes

  1. Shawcross, John T. (1991). "Milton and the French Revolution." In: John Milton and Influence. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Duquesne University Press, pp. 112–21.
  2. Hammersley, Rachel (2010). "The Comte de Mirabeau and the Works of John Milton and Catharine Macaulay." In: The English Republican Tradition and Eighteenth-Century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns. Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp. 174–84.
  3. Anon. (1803). "Of Perfectibility," The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Vol. XIV, pp. 458–59.

References

  • Livesey, James (2001). Making Democracy in the French Revolution. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosanvallon, Pierre (2006). "Political Rationalism and Democracy in France". In Moyn, Samuel (ed.). Democracy Past and Future. New York: Columbia University Press. pp. 122–44.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Serna, Pierre (2012). "The Rights of Man and the Rights of Animality at the End of the Eighteenth Century". In Landes, Joan B. (ed.). Gorgeous Beasts: Animal Bodies in Historical Perspective. 2. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press. pp. 89–104.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Vœltzel, René (1958). "L'Être Suprême pendant la Révolution Française (1789-1794)". Revue d'Histoire et de Philosophie Religieuses. XXXVIII (3): 250–72. doi:10.3406/rhpr.1958.3545.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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