The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
|Subject||Authors, French -- 18th century -- Biography.
Authors, French. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00822016
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Literary. -- bisacsh
Widely considered the first modern autobiography, the Confessions influenced memoirs, fiction, poetry, and philosophy. Rousseau's opposition to inequality and emphasis on individual worth constituted a major contribution to progressive social and political thought.