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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Philosopher (28-Jun-1712 — 2-Jul-1778)


John Churton Collins. Voltaire, Montesquieu and Rousseau in England. London: Eveleigh Nash. 1908. 292pp.

Leo Damrosch. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius. Houghton Mifflin. 2005. 576pp.

Émile Durkheim. Montesquieu and Rousseau: Forerunners of Sociology. University of Michigan Press. 1965. 155pp.

Elisabeth Loevlie. Literary Silences in Pascal, Rousseau, and Beckett. Oxford University Press. 2003. 252pp.

J. G. Merquior. Rousseau and Weber: Two Studies in the Theory of Legitimacy. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1980. 275pp.

Mira Morgenstern. Rousseau and the Politics of Ambiguity. Penn State Press. 2004. 292pp.

John Morley. Rousseau. London: Chapman and Hall. 1873. (2 vols.) 344pp. + 342pp.


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  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.576)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1269)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.206)

  10. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.799-802)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.892)

  12. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.745)

  13. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.849)

  14. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.233)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.432)

  16. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.591)

  17. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.455)

  18. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.382)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.106)

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