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Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Published by Norwood Editions .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMaruice Leloir (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8257495M
ISBN 100848259602
ISBN 109780848259600
OCLC/WorldCa234300642

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In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine's Confessions/5(56). Rousseau seems to have written this book believing he is the first to make such an endeavor (that of a completely honest auto-biography).

Though, I am very sure he is most definitely not the first to make such an attempt (e.g. Augustine's Confessions, etc), he is the first that I /5(56). Philosopher, author, and composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau (–78) wrote treatises on education and politics as well as novels and operas.

One of the most influential and controversial of the Enlightenment thinkers, he inspired the leaders of the French Revolution and bridged the transition from 18th-century reason to 19th-century romanticism.4/4(2).

Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau. About the Author. Jean-Jacques Rousseau ( - ) was, arguably, the most original, profound, and creative writer of the eighteenth century, but also the most controversial, and his work continues to divide opinion to this day/5(28).

About The Confessions. Widely regarded as the first modern autobiography, The Confessions is an astonishing work of acute psychological insight. Jean-Jacques Rousseau () argued passionately against the inequality he believed to be intrinsic to civilized society.

Confessions By Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Book I I HAVE begun on a work which is without precedent, whose accomplishment will have no imitator.

I propose to set before my fellow-mortals a man in all the truth of nature; and this man shall be myself. Rousseau concludes the Confessions inwhen he is fifty-three.

At this point, all his major philosophical works have been published, and his fears of persecution are growing. At this point, all his major philosophical works have been published, and his fears of persecution are growing. Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Title: The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau — Complete Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese audio books by Jane Austen.

THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, BOOK XII. With this book begins the work of darkness, in which I have for the last eight years been enveloped, though it has not by any means been possible for me to penetrate the dreadful obscurity.

In the abyss of evil into. '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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The Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine's Confessions.

Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau's life, up toit was completed inbut not published untilfour years after Rousseau's death, even though Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau Summary Baby Rousseau is born in to his devoted parents in Geneva, Switzerland.

When Rousseau's mom dies in childbirth and his dad gets in trouble with the law, Rousseau is shipped off to live with his uncle Bernard.

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau/5(4). The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau is pretty straightforward.

Rousseau is bound and determined to be as truthful as possible, even if it means including some pretty salacious detail. By sticking "Confessions" in the title, it's pretty clear that Rousseau is identifying how his work fits into a long tradition of confessional writing.

The Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine's Confessions. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau Pages: Only a few popular autobiographies existed before philosopher, author, and composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau published his Confessions.

Rousseau wrote treatises on education and politics as well as novels and operas, and as one of the most influential and controversial of the Enlightenment thinkers, he inspired the leaders of the French Revolution/5(7).

The Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine's Confessions.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, (born JGeneva. The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau is notable as one of the first major autobiographies. Prior to his writing the Confessions, the two great autobiographies were Augustine's own Confessions and Saint Teresa's Life of Herself.

Both of these works, however, focused on the religious experiences of their : BookRix.The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of .Jean Jacques Rousseau's "Confessions" is a long, muddled rigmarole, his life at its beginnings, the memorials of his youth.

He is not silent about his stupidities - 'I am stupid and lacking in presence of mind, and anger instead of sharpening the little I have got deprives me of it altogether'.He follows an inviolable principle to show himself to his friends as he was, neither better nor worse/5.