John Quincy Adams" verse translation of Jean-Baptiste Rousseau"s Ode à la Fortune
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John Quincy Adams" verse translation of Jean-Baptiste Rousseau"s Ode à la Fortune

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Published by Dept. of Foreign Languages, State University of New York at Brockport in Brockport .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Rousseau, Jean-Baptiste, 1670-1741.,
  • Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.,
  • Rousseau, Jean-Baptiste, 1670-1741 -- Translations into English -- History and criticism.,
  • French language -- Translating into English -- History.,
  • Translating and interpreting -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert G. Lewis, Walter J. Morris.
GenreTranslations into English
SeriesFolio - Department of Foreign Languages, State University of New York at Brockport ; no. 1, Folio (State University of New York College at Brockport. Dept. of Foreign Languages) ;, no. 1.
ContributionsMorris, Walter J., joint author., Rousseau, Jean Baptiste, 1670-1741.
LC ClassificationsPQ2040.O33 L4
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4475175M
LC Control Number79302656

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