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Author Damrosch, Leopold.

Title Jean-Jacques Rousseau : restless genius / Leo Damrosch.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    848 Rousseau,J DAM    Available
Description x, 566 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [499]-549) and index.
Contents The loneliness of a gifted child -- The end of innocence -- "I desired a happiness of which I had no idea" -- Rousseau finds a mother -- A year of wandering -- In Maman's house -- The idyll of Les Charmettes -- Broadening horizons : Lyon and Paris -- The masks of Venice -- A life partner and a guilty secret -- A writer's apprenticeship -- The beginnings of fame -- Rousseau's originality -- Lionized in Geneva, alienated in Paris -- An affair of the heart -- The break with the Enlightenment -- Peace at last and the triumph of Julie -- Rousseau the controversialist : Émile and The social contract -- Exile in the mountains -- Another expulsion -- In a strange land -- The past relived -- Into the self-made labyrinth -- The final years in Paris.
Subject Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography.
ISBN 0618446966
Standard No. 9780618446964

 
    
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