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Description: “Letters of New Heloise or Aloisia” of J.J.Rousseau
Authentic specimens, edition from 1761.
"New Heloise" is a novel, based on letters between two lovers, and in the spirit of modern at the time romanticism. The work was a huge success even with its first edition in the 18th century and during the first 40 years of the his writen is officially reissued 70 times. This work was the biggest success in the French literature in the 18th century.
Source of information: Historical monument "Castle of Voltaire" /Château de Voltaire/, Centre of the National Monuments, France
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