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It is Valentine’s Day, and at UCL Art Museum we are feeling romantic! However, did you know that Jean Jacques Rousseau found time to be romantic as well? Yes indeed he did – somewhere in between promoting the natural state and inspiring the leaders of the French Revolution.

This week, as part of our current exhibition “Rousseau 300”, we are focusing on his epistolary novels, most notably “La Nouvelle Heloise” which became a predecessor to the Romantic Novel. Pop by the museum to read some extracts, and be inspired to share your own love declarations on our pinboard!

Read more in our blog: http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/museums/2012/02/14/love-lust-and-courtship-in-the-style-of-rousseau/#more-8024

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