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Hazlitt, W. Carew

Works: 2 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 54 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Essays  Illustrated works  Portraits  Biography  History  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PQ1642.E5, 844.31
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Most widely held works by W. Carew Hazlitt
The essays of Michel Eyquem de Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

22 editions published between 1877 and 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered the inventor of the essay itself, Michel de Montaigne published Essays (Essais, literally "Attempts") in 1850. Known for his skill at merging serious intellectual debate with personal anecdotes, his vast work collects together some of the most influential essays the world has ever seen, shaping the thoughts Blaise Pascal, René Descartes, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Stefan Zweig, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Isaac Asimov among others. Montaigne stated that his aim in writing these works was to describe humankind, including himself, with complete frankness
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.35 for The essays ... to 0.95 for An encyclo ...)

An encyclopaedia of faiths and folklore : national beliefs, superstitions and popular customs, past and current, with their classical and foreign analogues, described and illustrated
English (23)