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PRINCIPAL WORKS. Le Verger de Mine de Warens, 1739; Sur la musique moderne, 1743; Si le rétablissement des Sciences et des Arts a contribué à épurer les Mæurs, prize essay, 1750 translated by R. Wynne, 1752, by anonymous author, 1760, by H. Smithers, 1818; Devin du Village (opera), 1753, translated by C. Burney, 1766; Narcisse, ou Amant de lui-même, 1753; Lettre sur la musique française, 1753; Sur l'origine de l'inegalité parmi les hommes, 1755; Discours sur deux principes avancés par Rameau, 1755; Sur l'éonomie politique, 1758; Lettres à Voltaire. 1759; Julie, ou la Nouvelle Héloïse, first published under the title of Lettres de deux antants, habitants d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes, etc., 1761; Contrat social, or Principes du droit politique, 1762; Émile, ou De l'Education, 1762; Lettre d Christophe de Beaumont, Archevêque de Paris, 1763; Allée de Silvie (poem), 1763; Lettres écrites de la Montagne, 1764; De l'imitation théâtrale, 1764; Dictionnaire de musique, 1767, translated by W. Waring, 1779; Lettres sur son exil du Canton de Bern, 1770.

POSTHUMOS WORKS. Émile et Sophie, 1780; Les consolations des misères de ma vie, 1781; Considérations sur le gouvernement de Pologne, 1782; Les Confessions, and Rêveries du promeneur solitaire, 4 vols., 1782-9; Nouveau Dédale, 1801; La Botanique de J. J. Rousseau, 1805; translated, with additional letters, by T. Martyn, 1785, 7th edition, 1807; Testament de J. J. Rousseau, 1820.

TRANSLATIONS. Héloïse (Eloisa), 1761, with a sequel found after the author's death, 1784, 1795, 1810; Émile, by Nugent, 1763; anonymous translator the same year; abridged and annotated by W. H. Payne, 1893; Émile et Sophie, by Nugent, 1765 (?), by the translator of Eloisa, 1767; Contrat social, 1764, 1791, in vol. iii of Political Classics, 1795, 1840 (?), by R. M. Harrington, with Introduction by E. L. Walter, 1893; by H. J. Tozer, 1895, 1902 1905; Confessions, 2 vols., 1783; 1796-90 1861, 1891 (Masterpieces of Foreign Authors); abridged from 1796 edition, with preface by G. J. Holyoake, 1857; complete translation (privately printed), 2 vols., 1896, and reprinted in Everyman's Library in 1931; with Introduction by Hesketh Mills (Sisley Books), 1907; the second part, with a new collection of letters, 3 vols., 1917.

LETTERS. Sur different Sujets, 5 vols., 1749-50; Lettres nouvelles sur le motif de sa retraite à la Campagne, adressées à M. de Malesherbes, 1780; Nouvelles lettres, 1789; Lettres au citoyen Lenieps, etc., 1793 (?); Correspondance originale et inéite avec Mine Latour de Tranqueville et M. du Peyron, 2 vols., 1803; Lettres inédites à Mine d'Épinay (see Memoirs of Mine d'Épinay), 1818; Lettres de Voltaire et de Rousseau à C. J. Panckoucke, 1828; Lettres inédites à M. M. Rey, 1858; Lettres à Mine Dupin (in Le Portefeuille de Mine Dupin), 1884; Lettres inédites (correspondence with Mme Roy de Latour ), published by H. de Rothschild, with preface by L. Claretie, 1892; Lettres (between Rousseau and 'Henriette'), published by H. Buffenoir, 1902; Correspondance avec Léonard Usteri, 1910.

BIOGRAPHY AND CRITICISM. W. Boyd: The Educational Theory of Jean- Jacques Rousseau, 1911; E. H. Wright: The Meaning of Rousseau, 1929; A. Cobbau: Rousseau and the Model State, 1934; C. W. Hendel: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Moralist, 2 vols., 1934; A. Osborne: Rousseau and Burke, 1940.


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