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Published by The World Pub. Co. in Cleveland, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Influence,
  • Romanticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Irving Babbitt
SeriesMeridian books
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN603 .B3 1955
The Physical Object
Pagination324 p.
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25572970M
OCLC/WorldCa3773669

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Nov 04,  · Jean-Jacques Rousseau wrote his most notable works during the Enlightenment period, but it would be his influence on the next era of artful thinkers which would earn him the title ‘the Father of Romanticism’. Romanticism was born after a time when satire, criticism, scientific thought, and conformity were the order of the day. A summary of The Confessions in 's Jean-Jacques Rousseau (–). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (–) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. May 18,  · About Jean-Jacques Rousseau and British Romanticism. Bringing together leading scholars from the USA, UK and Europe, this is the first substantial study of the seminal influence of Jean-Jacques Rousseau on British Romanticism. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Swiss-born philosopher, writer, and political theorist whose treatises and novels inspired the leaders of the French Revolution and the Romantic generation. Although he was the least academic of modern philosophers, he was also in many ways the most influential.

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