Confessions (Rousseau)

The Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In modern times, it is often published with the title The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau in order to distinguish it from Saint Augustine's Confessions. Covering the first fifty-three years of Rousseau's life, up to 1765, it was completed in 1769, but not published until 1782, four years after Rousseau's death, even though Rousseau did read excerpts of his manuscript publicly at various salons and other meeting places.

Confessions
"The Stealing of The Apple" Aldus edition, 1903
AuthorJean-Jacques Rousseau
Original titleLes Confessions
CountrySwitzerland
LanguageFrench
GenreAutobiography
PublisherLaunette
Aux Deux-Ponts: Chez Sanson Et Compagnie
Publication date
1782–1789
Published in English
1790
Media typePrint: hardback duodecimo
OCLC14003975
848.509
LC ClassPQ2036 .A5
Original text
Les Confessions at French Wikisource
TranslationConfessions at Wikisource

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