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Montaigne's career / monograph.

Author: George Hoffmann
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the practical world in which the writer and his peers worked, following Montaigne through his various roles as manager, magistrate, diplomat and mayor. The author examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Michel de Montaigne; Michel de Montaigne
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Hoffmann
ISBN: 0198159625 9780198159629
OCLC Number: 862145630
Description: ix, 188 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations ; Note on Editions and Abbreviations ; Introduction: The Practice of Writing ; 1. Working at Home ; 2. The Company of Secretaries ; 3. Wagering on Publication ; 4. The Art of Proofreading ; 5. The Montaigne Monopoly ; 6. Books and Careers: A Conclusion ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: George Hoffmann.
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