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Montaigne

A Life

Montaigne( )
Author: Desan, Philippe
Rendall, Steven
Neal, Lisa
ISBN:978-0-691-16787-9
Publication Date:Jan 2017
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

A definitive biography of the great French essayist and thinker

One of the most important writers and thinkers of the Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne (1533-92) helped invent a literary genre that seemed more modern than anything that had come before. But did he do it, as he suggests in his Essays, by retreating to his chateau, turning his back on the world, and stoically detaching himself from his violent times? In this definitive biography, Philippe Desan, one...
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Book Details
Pages:832
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / French
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.399 x 2.001 Inches
Book Weight:2.75 Pounds



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