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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Published by Easton Press in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, -- 1712-1778 -- Biography,
  • Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe anonymous translation into English of 1783 & 1790, rev. and completed by A.S.B. Glover ; with a new introduction by Mr. Glover ; illustrations by William Sharp.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsGlover, A. S. B.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 635 p. :
    Number of Pages635
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16596403M

    Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. It covers his life up until fifty-three years of age, so until This autobiography was completed in , but . 'No one can write a man's life except himself.'In his Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau tells the story of his life, from the formative experience of his humble childhood in Geneva, through the achievement of international fame as novelist and philosopher in Paris, to his wanderings as an exile, persecuted by governments and alienated from theworld of modern civilization/5(7).

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    Confessions, volumes 1 and 2 Jean-Jacques ROUSSEAU ( - ), translated by UNKNOWN (-) “Thus I have acted; these were my thoughts; such was I.” Rousseau’s lengthy and sometimes anguished dossier on the Self is one of the most remarkable and courageous works of . Jean-Jacques Rousseau strove for a self-portrait “true to nature.” Unlike the Confessions of Saint Augustine, this book does not attempt religious introspection and moral guidance for others. Get this from a library! The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. [Jean-Jacques Rousseau; J M Cohen] -- Only a few popular autobiographies existed before philosopher, author, and composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau published his Confessions. Rousseau wrote treatises on .


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