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Jean-Jacques Rousseau in American Literature- Traces, Influence, Transformation 1760-1860

A Paradigm of French-German Culture Emanation in America


Frederick W. Dame

Contents: Concept of Literature - Politics and Literature - Native America - Deconstructionism and Rousseau - Nature - Human Nature - Society - Social Contract - Originality - Untutored Genius - Literary Independence - Education - Reiseweg of Rousseau's thought; its Influence, Immanence, and Transformation - German Role in Cultural Transfer.