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Adelaide and Theodore : or, Letters on education (1783)

Author: Stéphanie Félicité Genlis, comtesse de; Gillian Dow
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2007.
Series: Chawton House library series., Woman's novels ;, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some of the theories Genlis adopts in the education of the eponymous children have their roots in Rousseau's "Emile". However, Genlis herself suggested that Rousseau knew little of the practical education of children. This work is placed within the context of the late eighteenth-century debate on female education.
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Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de, 1746-1830.
Adelaide and Theodore.
London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2007
(DLC) 2007408287
(OCoLC)71542781
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stéphanie Félicité Genlis, comtesse de; Gillian Dow
ISBN: 9781848932432 184893243X
OCLC Number: 740450353
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 520 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Introduction; Select Bibliography; Select Bibliography; Note on the Text; Note on the Text; Adelaide and Theodore; Adelaide and Theodore; Endnotes; Endnotes.
Series Title: Chawton House library series., Woman's novels ;, no. 2.
Other Titles: Adèle et Théodore.
Letters on education (1783)
Responsibility: Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis ; edited by Gillian Dow.

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