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Author Bodanis, David.

Title Passionate minds : the great love affair of the Enlightenment, featuring the scientist Emilie Du Châtelet, the poet Voltaire, sword fights, book burnings, assorted kings, seditious verse, and the birth of the modern world / David Bodanis.

Edition First American edition.
Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2006]
©2006
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Description 373 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-354) and index.
Subject Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Relations with women.
Du Châtelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749.
Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography.
Scientists -- France -- Biography.
Mistresses -- France -- Biography.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 0307237206
9780307237200
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