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How to read Montaigne

Author: Terence Cave
Publisher: London : Granta, 2007.
Series: How to read (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Montaigne (1533-92) is commonly regarded as an early modern sceptic, standing at the threshold of a new secular way of thinking. He is also known for his groundbreaking exploration of the 'subject' or the 'self'. Terence Cave discusses these and other key aspects of the Essais not as philosophical themes but as features in the mapping of a mental landscape. Taking passages from many different chapters of the Essais,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cave, Terence.
How to read Montaigne.
London : Granta, 2007
(OCoLC)608326496
Named Person: Michel de Montaigne; Michel de Montaigne; Michel de Montaigne; Montaigne; Montaigne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Cave
ISBN: 9781862079441 1862079447
OCLC Number: 137222232
Description: x, 133 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: How to read (London, England)
Responsibility: Terence Cave.

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Montaigne is known for his exploration of the subject or the self. This work discusses these and other aspects of Montaigne's work "Essais" as features in the mapping of a mental landscape. Taking  Read more...

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'These [How to Read] books let you encounter thinkers eyeball to eyeball by analysing passages from their work' Terry Eagleton, "New Statesman"

 
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