The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762
In this second volume of the unparalleled exposition of Rousseau's life and works, Cranston completes and corrects the story told in Rousseau's Confessions, and offers a vivid, entirely new history of his most eventful and productive years.
"Luckily for us, Maurice Cranston's The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762 has managed to craft a highly detailed account of eight key years of Rousseau's life in such a way that we can both understand and even, on occasion, sympathize."—Olivier Bernier, Wall Street Journal
Maurice Cranston (1920-1993), a distinguished scholar and recipient of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his biography of John Locke, was professor of political science at the London School of Economics. His numerous books include The Romantic Movement and Philosophers and Pamphleteers, and translations of Rousseau's The Social Contract and Discourse on the Origins of Inequality.
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THE NOBLE SAVAGE: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In this second of his projected three-volume biography of Rousseau (Jean-Jacques, 1983), Cranston (Political Science/London School of Economic) continues his dry and detailed reconstruction of ... Read full review
The noble savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This is the second of three planned volumes on the life and work of Rousseau, continuing the biography that began with the publication of Jean-Jacques: The Early Life and Work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau ... Read full review