Emile



[French ey-meel] /French eɪˈmil/

noun
1.
a didactic novel (1762) by J. J. Rousseau, dealing principally with the author’s theories of education.
Émile [(ay-meel) (1762)]

A work on education by Jean Jacques Rousseau, describing how a fictional boy, Émile, should be brought up. The book had an enormous influence on education during the age of romanticism and afterward.

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