The Essays of Montaigne (Illustrated + Active TOC) [NOOK Book]

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The Essays of Montaigne (Illustrated + Active TOC)

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The Essays of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of variable length. Montaigne's stated design in writing, publishing and revising the Essays over the period from approximately 1570 to 1592 was to record for the 'private benefit of friends and kinsmen ... some traits of my character and of my humours.' The Essays were first published in 1580 and cover a wide range of topics. As Essai is French for "trial" or "attempt", so Montaigne attempted to explore his thoughts, his life and learning in written form. His essays are widely regarded as the predecessor of the modern essay: a focused treatment of issues, events and concerns past, present and future. (Wikipedia)
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  • BN ID: 2940016791340
  • Publisher: ngims Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/16/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

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  • Posted September 24, 2011

    a bad file

    Digitalization of this book was poor. Type elements are hard to read and errors in file transfer are common.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2012

    There is some fascinating stuff in here. Well-worth reading.

    There is some fascinating stuff in here. Well-worth reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2012

    highly recommended

    A nice edition of this book. The essays were very interesting.

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    Posted March 28, 2011

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