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Forging Rousseau

Subtitle:
print, commerce and cultural manipulation in the late Enlightenment
Abstract:

Inspired by questions and techniques of l’histoire du livre’, this books investigates how print technology in the service of cultural discipleship created the liteary icon known as Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
During his lifetime Rousseau asserted an author-centred interpretation of literary property that brought him celebrity and income. However, following the condemnations of Emile and Du contrat social, it also brought him extraordinary personnal grief. After Rousse... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Raymond Birn More by this author
Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-11-30
Local pid:
VF1:358
Language:
English
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Text

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