Author: Michel Montaigne Publisher: Penguin UK ISBN: 0141915935 Size: 13.49 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 4284 DownloadRead Online
Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form.
Author: Michel de Montaigne Publisher: Hackett Publishing ISBN: 9781603844017 Size: 22.95 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 1767 DownloadRead Online
The result is the Apology for Raymond Sebond, a classic of Counter-Reformation thought and a masterpiece of Renaissance literature.
Author: Michel de Montaigne Publisher: Everyman Publishers ISBN: 9781857152593 Size: 31.57 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 4193 DownloadRead Online
This complete edition of his works supplements the Essays with travel diaries and letters, thereby completing the portrait of a true Renaissance man.
Author: Sarah Bakewell Publisher: Random House ISBN: 1446450902 Size: 57.76 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 7700 DownloadRead Online
Into these essays he put whatever was in his head: his tastes in wine and food, his childhood memories, the way his dog's ears twitched when it was dreaming, events in the appalling civil wars raging around him.
Author: Michael Andrew Screech Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield ISBN: 9780742508637 Size: 56.53 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 1647 DownloadRead Online
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.
Author: Michel de Montaigne Publisher: Penguin Group USA ISBN: Size: 57.98 MB Format: PDF, ePub View: 6435 DownloadRead Online
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, ...
Author: Michel de Montaigne Publisher: New York Review of Books ISBN: 1590177223 Size: 65.57 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: 3245 DownloadRead Online
Altogether, this book provides a remarkable new experience of not just two but three great writers who ushered in the modern world.
Author: Michel de Montaigne Publisher: Penguin UK ISBN: 0141043857 Size: 77.91 MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: 2044 DownloadRead Online
Written in the literary style of the French Renaissance, "On Solitude" is de Montaigne's stoic reflection on living a life of imagination and virtue.
Author: Michel de Montaigne Publisher: Penguin Classics ISBN: 9780140178975 Size: 73.35 MB Format: PDF View: 5595 DownloadRead Online
No Marketing Blurb Taken together, this selection of essays forms an exquisitely drawn portrait that depicts the strength and warmth of Montaigne's personality.