The Adoring Son in Love, 1—Rousseau

  • Myron Tuman


Tuman focuses on Rousseau’s youthful erotic dalliance with Madame Basile and his much longer, more formative relationship with Madame de Warens, the older woman who became both his Maman and, alas, much to his distress, his lover.


  1. Damrosch, Leo. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius. New York: Mariner Books, 2007.Google Scholar
  2. Rousseau, Jean-Jacques. Confessions. Translated by J. M. Cohen. London: Penguin Books, 1953.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myron Tuman
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  1. 1.New OrleansUSA

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