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The Resource The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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eng
Summary
Dr. Johnson may have been correct in saying that "Rousseau was a very bad man," but none can argue that his ideas are among the most influential in all of world history. It was Rousseau, the father of the romantic movement, who was responsible for introducing at least two modern day thoughts that pervade academia: (1) free expression of the creative spirit is more important than strict adhesion to formal rules and traditional procedures, and (2) man is innately good but is corrupted by society and civilization. The Confessions is Rousseau's landmark autobiography. Both brilliant and flawed, it is nonetheless beautifully written and remains one of the most moving human documents in all of literature. In this work, Rousseau "frankly and sincerely" settles accounts with himself in an effort to project his "true" image to the world. In so doing he reveals the details of a man who paid little regard to accepted morality and social conventions
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1712-1778
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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
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Read by Frederick Davidson
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Case, David
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (1800 min.))
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9781455161553
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MWT10078116
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10078116
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Label
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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other
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  • sz
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rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT10078116
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1800 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781455161553
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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audio
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rdamedia.
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  • s
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10078116
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
10078116
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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