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Montaigne; A Life

by Desan, Philippe (Biography of Michel De Montaigne.)

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Princeton: Princeton University Press 978-0-691-167879 [978-0-691-167879] 2017. (Hardcover) 796pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrations, abbreviations, bibliography, notes, index. "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?". Biography of Michel De Montaigne. Time Period 16th Century & Renaissance. Locale: France. (Biography, Biography, Essays, Intellectual Life, Politics--France).

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
Montaigne; A Life
Author
Desan, Philippe (Biography of Michel De Montaigne.)
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Hardcover
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0691167877
ISBN 13
9780691167879
Publisher
Princeton University Press 978-0-691-167879
Place of Publication
Princeton
This edition first published
2017
Keywords
Biography, Biography, Essays, Intellectual Life, Politics--France
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