Leo Damrosch

Finalist, 2005 National Book Awards

Leo Damrosch is the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University. He is the author of several books, including Samuel Johnson and the Tragic Sense, Symbol and Truth in Blake’s Myth, The Imaginative World of Alexander Pope, Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson, and The Sorrows of the Quaker Jesus: James Nayler and the Puritan Crackdown on the Free Spirit.
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius

ISBN 9780618872022 Houghton Mifflin

A masterful biography of Rousseau, which integrates the story of his original writings with the tumultuous life that produced them. More about this book >

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Leo Damrosch

Leo Damrosch is the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University. He is the author of several books, including Samuel Johnson and the Tragic Sense, Symbol and Truth in Blake’s Myth, The Imaginative World of Alexander Pope, Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson, and The Sorrows of the Quaker Jesus: James Nayler and the Puritan Crackdown on the Free Spirit.

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