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The essays : a selection

Author: Michel de Montaigne; M A Screech
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. This title discusses Montaigne's themes such as fathers and children,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Michel de Montaigne; Michel de Montaigne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel de Montaigne; M A Screech
ISBN: 0140446028 9780140446029
OCLC Number: 59883415
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "Reprinted In Penguin Classics with a new Chronology, 2004."
Includes index.
Description: xxx, 445 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Book 1: we reach the same end by discrepant means; on idleness; on punishing cowardice; on fear; to philosophize is to learn how to die; on educating children; that it is madness to judge the true and the false from our own capacities; on the cannibals; judgements on God's ordinances must be embarked upon with prudence; on solitude; on prayer; on the length of life. Book 2: on the inconstancy of our actions; on drunkenness; on conscience; on the affection of fathers for their children; on cruelty; in defence of Seneca and Plutarch; on three good wives; on the resemblance of children to their fathers. Book 3: on repenting; on three kinds of social intercourse; on some lines of Virgil; on coaches; on the lame; on experience.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Essais.
Responsibility: Michel de Montaigne ; translated and edited with an introduction and notes by M.A. Screech.

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