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

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Author's Note
Cirey, France, late June 1749
I Before
1 ¿milie
Paris and Versailles, 1706-1725
2 Francois
Paris and the Bastille, 1716-1725
3 Young Woman
Burgundy and Paris, 1727-1731
4 Exile and Return
London, 1726, to Paris, 1733
II Meeting
5 Meeting ... and Caution
Paris, 1733-4
6 Hunted
Montjeu, Philippsburg and Paris, 1734
7 Decision
Ch¿teau de Cirey and Paris, 1734-5
III Together
8 Ch¿teau de Cirey
Cirey, 1735+
9 Newton at Cirey
Ch¿teau de Cirey, 1735-6
10 Dutch Escape
Cirey and the Low Countries, 1736-7
11 'Michelle'
Paris, late 1600s and 1737
IV ¿milie's Cirey
12 Voltaire's Fire
Cirey, March-August 1737
13 ¿milie's Fire
Cirey, August 1737-May 1738
14 New Starts
Cirey, 1738
V Travels
15 Leibniz's World
Brussels, 1739
16 New House, New King
Paris 1739
17 Frederick
Flanders and Prussia, 1740-1741
VI Apart
18 The Wound in My Heart
Paris and Versailles, mid-1740s
19 Recovery ... and Escape
Paris, Versailles and Fontainebleau, 1745-1747
20 To Sceaux
Paris and Ch¿teau de Sceaux, November 1747
21 Zadig
Ch¿teau de Sceaux, November-December 1747
VII Lun¿ville
22 The Court of Stanislas and Catherine
Lun¿ville, 1748
23 Saint-Lambert
Lun¿ville, 1748
24 Collapse
Lun¿ville, 1748
25 Pregnancy
Cirey and Paris, Christmas Eve 1748 to April 1749
26 Portal Unto the Stars
Lincolnshire, 1600s, and France, 1749
Guide to Further Reading

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Relations with women.
Du Chäaatelet, Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, marquise, 1706-1749.
Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography.
Scientists -- France -- Biography.
Mistresses -- France -- Biography.