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Jean-Jacques : the early life and work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1712-1754

Author: Maurice Cranston
Publisher: [New York] : W.W. Norton, 1983, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A great deal has been learned about Rousseau in the past thirty years or so. Professor Ralph Leigh has produced a magisterial edition of Rousseau's letters; Rousseau's works are at last being edited in a scholarly manner; and critical studies throwing a new light on Rousseau's thought have been published by a whole new generation of Rousseau scholars on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Cranston
ISBN: 0393017443 9780393017441
OCLC Number: 9599633
Description: 382 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Geneva --
Bossey --
Annecy --
Turin --
A sentimental education --
Chambery --
Les charmettes --
Lyons --
Paris --
Venice --
'Les Muses Galantes' --
The encyclopaedist --
The moralist --
The philosopher of music and language --
On the origins of inequality --
The reformer reformed --
The return to Geneva.
Responsibility: Maurice Cranston.

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A great deal has been learned about Rousseau in the past thirty years or so. Professor Ralph Leigh has produced a magisterial edition of Rousseau's letters; Rousseau's works are at last being edited in a scholarly manner; and critical studies throwing a new light on Rousseau's thought have been published by a whole new generation of Rousseau scholars on both sides of the Atlantic.

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