The Complete Essays of Montaigne
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In his Essays Montaigne warns us from the outset that he has set himself 'no goal but a domestic and private one' yet he is one author whose modernity and universality have been acclaimed by each age since he wrote. Probing into his emotions, attitudes, and behavior, Montaigne reveals to us much about ourselves. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0804704864
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In his Essays Montaigne warns us from the outset that he has set himself "no gal but a domestic and private one"; yet he is one author whose modernity and universality have been acclaimed by each age since he wrote. Probing into his emotions, attitudes, and behavior, Montaigne reveals to us much about ourselves.
As new editions of the Essays were published during his lifetime, Montaigne interpolated many new passages—often of considerable length. This volume indicates the strata of composition, so that the reader may follow the development of Montaigne's thought over the years. The detailed index provides a convenient means of locating the many famous passages that occur throughout the work.
Inhaltsangabe: ?A faithful translation is rare; a translation which preserves intact the original text is very rare; a perfect translation of Montaigne appears impossible. Yet Donald Frame has realized this feat. One does not seem to be reading a translation, so smooth and easy is the style; at each moment, one seems to be listening to Montaigne himself?the freshness of his ideas, the unexpected choice of words. Frame has kept everything.? ? Andre Maurois, The New York Times Book Review
Titel: The Complete Essays of Montaigne
Verlag: Stanford University Press
Einband: Soft cover
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