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Confessions is an autobiographical book by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. It covers his life up until fifty-three years of age, so until 1765. This autobiography was completed in 1769, but was actually not published until 1782. It is a unique autobiography in the fact that Rousseau wrote about even his most humiliating moments. Rousseau also writes about how he "disposed" of his five children, whom he had out of marriage with Theresa Levasseur.

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I have resolved on an enterprise which has no precedent and which, once complete, will have no imitator. My purpose is to display to my kind a portrait in every way true to nature, and the man I shall portray will be myself.

100 editions First published in 1782

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Cover of: The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
June 30, 2005, Kessinger Publishing
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Confessions Of J. J. Rousseau
The Confessions Of J. J. Rousseau
June 16, 2004, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau
The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau
February 2002, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
Cover of: The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau
The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau
February 2002, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
Cover of: Confessions
Confessions
2000, Oxford University Press
in English
Cover of: The confessions.
The confessions.
1996, Wordsworth Edns.
in Undetermined
Cover of: Chan hui lu
Chan hui lu
1995, Yi lin chu ban she
in Chinese - 880-02 Di 1 ban.
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The confessions: and, Correspondence, including the letters to Malesherbes
1995, Published by University Press of New England [for] Dartmouth College
in English
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The Confessions
June 1995, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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Confessions
1992, Knopf
in English
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Confessions
May 1992, Random House Trade
Hardcover in English
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Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
June 1986, Norwood Editions
Hardcover in English
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1980, Easton Press
in English - Collector's ed.
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1980, Easton Press
in English - Collector's ed.
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1980, Easton Press
in English - Collector's ed.
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The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
1973, Penguin Books
in English
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Cover of: Confessions.
Confessions.
1971, Penguin
in English
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The confessions
1970, Penguin
in English
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The confessions.
1965, Washington Square Press
in English
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The confessions.
1965, Washington Square Press
in English
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Confessions: extraits
1960, Larousse
in French
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Cover of: Confessions.
Confessions.
1957, Pocket Books
in English
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Cover of: The Confessions
The Confessions
1955, Heritage Press
in English
Cover of: Confessions
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1955, Limited Editions Club
in English
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1955, Heritage Press
in English
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1955, Heritage Press
in English
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1955, Heritage Press
in English
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1954, Penguin Books
in English
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1953, Penguin Books
in English
Cover of: The Confessions (Penguin Classics)
The Confessions (Penguin Classics)
August 30, 1953, Penguin Classics
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1953, Penguin Books
in English
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1953, Penguin Books
in English
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Cover of: Les confessions.
Les confessions.
1952, Garnier frères
in French - Éd. intégrale, publiée sur le texte autographe conservé à la Bibliothèque de Genève, précédée d'une introd. e suivie de notes et d'un index par Ad. van Bever.
Cover of: Les confessions [et] Les rêveries du promeneur solitaire.
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The confessions
1945, Modern Library
in English
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The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau.
1945, Modern Library
in English
Cover of: Confessions
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Cover of: The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
1938, The Bibliophilist Society
in English
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Cover of: The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
1936, Tudor Pub. Co.
in English
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The confessions.
1933, Dent
in English
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Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
1931, J.M. Dent & sons, ltd.
in English
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Confessions
1931, Dent
Cover of: Ḳonfesyon
Ḳonfesyon: mayn ṿidui
1930, Farlag "Yidish", Farkoyf Gez. "Tsentral"
in Yiddish
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The confessions.
1928, Tudor Pub. Co.
in English
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1928, Brentano's
in English
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Les confessions de J. J. Rousseau.
1925, Flammarion
in French
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1924, Grant Richards
in English
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Confessions
1923, Knopf
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The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1923, A.A. Knopf
in English
Cover of: Jean Jacques Rousseaus bekännelser
Jean Jacques Rousseaus bekännelser
1912, Bonnier
in Swedish
Cover of: Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau.
Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau.
1910, Biblioth`eque Charpentier
in French - Nouv. éd.,
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Cover of: The Confessions
The Confessions
1904, Privately printed
in English - Library edition
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The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau: now first completely translated into English
1903, Privately printed for members of the Aldus Society
in English - Ed. de Luxe
Cover of: The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau.
The confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau.
1901, Gibbings & company, ltd.
in English
Cover of: Les confessions de J.-J Rousseau
Les confessions de J.-J Rousseau
1900, Ernest Flammarion
in French
Cover of: Las confesiones
Las confesiones
1900, Casa Editorial Garnier Hermanos
in Spanish
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Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau.
1891, Garnier frères
in French - Nouv. éd., revue avec le plus grand soin d'après les meilleurs textes ...
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1891, J. B. Lippincott company
in English - New ed. with illustrations after Maurice Leloir.
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Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau.
1865, Libraririe Garnier frères
in French - Nouvelle éd., revue avec le plus grand soin d'après les meilleurs textes. --
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The Confessions of J.J. Rousseau.
1858, Blanchard
in English
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The Confessions of J.J. Rousseau ...
1856, Published by Calvin Blanchard, 76 Nassau street
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Cover of: Les confessions de J.J. Rousseau.
Les confessions de J.J. Rousseau.
1847, F. Didot
in French
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Les confessions de J.J. Rousseau.
1844, Librairie de Firmin Didot Frères...
in French
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Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau
1843, Charpentier
in French - Nouv. éd.
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Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau
1841, Charpentier
in French - Nouv. éd.
Cover of: Johann Jacob Rousseau's Bekenntnisse
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The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1800, Printed for the Trade
Cover of: The confessions
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The confessions: of J. J. Rousseau, citizen of Geneva. Part the second. To which is added, a new collection of letters from the author. Translated from the French. In three volumes. ...
1791, printed [by Brett Smith] for P. Byrne, J. Moore, J. Jones, W. Jones, A. Grueber, G. Draper, R. White, J. Rice
Microform in English
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Cover of: Les Confessions de Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; suivies de, Rêveries du promeneur solitaire.
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Bekenntnisse
1782, J.F. Unger
in German
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Cover of: Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau.
Les confessions de J.-J. Rousseau.
Publish date unknown, Garnier
in French - Nouv. éd., revue avec le plus grand soin d'après les meilleurs textes.
Cover of: The confessions of J.J. Rousseau.
The confessions of J.J. Rousseau.
188u, Belford, Clarke
in English
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publish date unknown, Walter J. Black Co.
in English
Cover of: The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Publish date unknown, Walter J. Black Co.
in English

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