The Complete Essays

Author: Michel Montaigne
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141915935
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Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form.

The Essays

Author: Michel de Montaigne
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140446029
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To overcome a crisis of melancholy after the death of his father, Montaigne withdrew to his country estates and began to write.

How We Weep And Laugh At The Same Thing

Author: Michel de Montaigne
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141397233
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'No one characteristic clasps us purely and universally in its embrace.' Glittering essays by the Renaissance master of the form, exploring contradictions in human thoughts and actions.

An Apology For Raymond Sebond

Author: Michel Montaigne
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141959401
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Wise, perceptive and remarkably informed, this is one of the true masterpieces of the essay form.

On Friendship

Author: Michel de Montaigne
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141964871
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Michel de Montaigne was the originator of the modern essay form; in these diverse pieces he expresses his views on relationships, contemplates the idea that man is no different from any animal, argues that all cultures should be respected, ...

How To Live

Author: Sarah Bakewell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450902
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'Bakewell writes with verve. This is an intellectually lively treatment of a Renaissance giant and his world' Daily Telegraph 'Splendidly conceived and exquisitely written.

Shakespeare S Montaigne

Author: Michel de Montaigne
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590177347
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Altogether, this book provides a remarkable new experience of not just two but three great writers who ushered in the modern world.

Montaigne Melancholy

Author: Michael Andrew Screech
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742508637
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His balanced temperament, sanguine and melancholic, promised genius but threatened madness. When he started hisEssays, Montaigne was upset by an attack of melancholy humor: He became temperamental and unbalanced.

The Complete Works

Author: Michel de Montaigne
Publisher: Everyman's Library
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Presents a comprehensive, single-volume collection of the essays, letters, and travelogues of the great sixteenth-century humanist and essayist in which he reflects on such topics as truth, solitude, destiny, time, pleasure, loss, and death ...