Mason, Haydn Trevor

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MASON, Haydn Trevor

MASON, Haydn Trevor. British, b. 1929. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Princeton University, instructor, French, 1954-57; University of Newcastle, lecturer, 1960-63; University of Reading, lecturer, 1964-65, reader, 1965-67; University of East Anglia, professor, European literature, 1967-79; Universite de Paris III, professor, French literature, 1979-81; University of Bristol, professor of French, 1981-94, professor and senior research fellow emeritus, 1994-; University of Maryland, scholar in residence, 1986. Studies on Voltaire & the Eighteenth Century, editor, 1977-95; Voltaire Complete Works, general editor, 1998-2001. Officier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques, 1985; Medaille d'Argent de la Ville de Paris, 1989. Publications: Pierre Bayle and Voltaire, 1963; Voltaire, 1974; Voltaire: A Life, 1981; French Writers and Their Society 1715-1800, 1982; Candide: Optimism Demolished, 1992. EDITOR: Marivaux: Les Fausses Confidences, 1964; (and trans.) Leibniz-Arnauld Correspondence, 1967; Voltaire: Zadig and Other Stories, 1971; Cyrano de Bergerac: L'Autre Monde, 1984; Voltaire and His World, 1985; Myth and Its Making in the French Theatre, 1988; Voltaire: Candide, 1995; Voltaire: Micromegas and Other Short Fictions, 2002. Address: Dept. of French, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TE, England. Online address: [email protected]