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Nicholas Cronk

Director of the Voltaire Foundation, Professor of French Literature, and Lecturer in the History of the Book
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Nicholas E. Cronk, M.A., D.Phil, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, Officier dans l’ordre des Palmes académiques. Director of the Voltaire Foundation, Professor of French Literature, and Lecturer in the History of the Book; Fellow of St Edmund Hall Chercheur associé à l’ITEM (CNRS/ENS), Pôle « Ecritures du XVIIIe siècle », Président de la Société des études voltairiennes

As a General Editor of the Complete Works of Voltaire, his main research interests are related to Voltaire, in particular his historical writings, his correspondence, his poetry, the Lettres philosophiques, and the Questions sur l’Encyclopédie. He is also interested in the French Enlightenment more generally, in the history of the book (in particular the illustrated book) and in questions of critical editing.