Introduction—Hector’s Helmet

  • Myron Tuman


Starting with Rousseau’s treatment of Hector’s helmet in Emile, Tuman provides a discussion of the role of esthetic contemplation as a defining element in the sensitive son.


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  • Myron Tuman
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  1. 1.New OrleansUSA

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