Rousseau on Women, Love, and Family

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Rousseau on Women, Love, and Family

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Distributed for Dartmouth College Press

376 pages | 6 x 9 1/4
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9781584657507 Published April 2009
A key thematic sampling of Rousseau’s published writings come together in this exciting anthology, some newly translated or translated into English for the first time by the editors. Featured writings include Narcissus; Queen Whimsical; The Two Sexes, and On Love (from Letter to d’Alembert); “On Women,” “Sophie, or the Woman,” On Love, and Mothers and Infants (from Emile); Women of Paris, and Domestic Life (from Julie); Letters to “Henriette”; The Death of Lucretia; Essay on the Important Events of Which Women Have Been the Secret Cause; The Levite of Ephraim; The Loves of Milord Edward Bomston; Pygmalion; Letters to Sara; The Naturalness of the Family (from the Second Discourse); “A Household on rue St. Denis”; and Emile and Sophie, or the Solitaries.
Contents
Preface • Chronology • Introduction • Select Bibliography • GENDER IDENTITY • Narcissus; or, The Lover of Himself • Queen Whimsical • The Two Sexes (from the Letter to d’Alembert) •WOMEN • “On Women” • “Sophie; or, Woman” (from Emile) • Women of Paris (from Julie) • Women of Geneva (from the Letter to d’Alembert) • Letters to “Henriette” • WOMEN AND POLITICS • The Death of Lucretia • Essay on the Important Events of Which Women Have Been the Secret Cause • The Levite of Ephraïm • LOVE • The Loves of Milord Edward Bomston • Pygmalion • On Love (from Emile) • On Love (from the Letter to d’Alembert) • Letters to Sara • FAMILY • The Naturalness of the Family (from the Second Discourse) • Mothers and Infants (from Emile) • Domestic Life (from Julie) • “A Household on rue St. Denis” • Emile and Sophie; or, The Solitaries • Index
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