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On Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Considered as One of the First Authors of the Revolution

On Jean-Jacques Rousseau( )
Author: Swenson, James
Series title:Atopia: Philosophy, Political Theory, Aesthetics Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2000
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

In order to grasp what it means to call Rousseau an "author" of the Revolution, as so many revolutionaries did, it is necessary to take full measure of the difficulties of literary interpretation to which Rousseau's work gives rise, particularly around such a charged term as "author." On Jean-Jacques Rousseau shows that Rousseau's texts consistently generate a division in their own reading, a division both designated and masked by the fiction of authorship. These divisions can occur...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / French
History / Europe / France
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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