The Confessions

The Confessions

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Overview

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 the world of modern civilization. In trying to explain who he was and how he came to be the object of others' admiration and abuse, Rousseau analyses with unique insight the relationship between an elusive but essential inner self and the variety of social identities he was led to adopt.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148619390
Publisher: Tower Publishing
Publication date: 10/10/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 901 KB

About the Author

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, né le 28 juin 1712 à Genève et mort le 2 juillet 1778 (à 66 ans) à Ermenonville, est un écrivain, philosophe et musicien genevois francophone.

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