Michel de Montaigne

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One of the leading philosophers of the French Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne is famous for his ‘Essais’ (Essays), which established a new literary form, merging casual anecdotes and autobiography with serious intellectual insight. This comprehensive eBook presents Montaigne’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Montaigne’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the texts
* ‘The Essais’ are translated by Charles Cotton; edited by William Carew Hazlitt; 1877 edition
* All the essays, with an individual contents table
* Features THE JOURNAL OF MONTAIGNE’S TRAVELS IN ITALY, SWITZERLAND AND GERMANY — first time in digital publishing
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the essays you want to read
* Includes Montaigne’s letters
* Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Montaigne’s contribution to literature
* Features a bonus biography – discover Montaigne’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Books
THE JOURNAL OF MONTAIGNE’S TRAVELS IN ITALY BY WAY OF SWITZERLAND AND GERMANY IN 1580 AND 1581
THE ESSAYS
THE LETTERS OF MONTAIGNE

The Criticism
MONTAIGNE; OR, THE SKEPTIC by Ralph Waldo Emerson
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPERE by J. M. Robertson
SHAKSPERE AND MONTAIGNE by Jacob Feis
MONTAIGNE AND NIETZSCHE by Charles Sarolea
SIEUR DE MONTAIGNE by Andrew Lang
MONTAIGNE by Virginia Woolf

The Biography
THE LIFE OF MONTAIGNE by Charles Cotton

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