Montaigne and Shakespeare (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): And Other Essays on Cognate Questions

Montaigne and Shakespeare (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): And Other Essays on Cognate Questions

by John M. Robertson
     
 

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The influence of French essayist Montaigne (1533-1592) on Shakespeare’s works—particularly on the language and ideas of Hamlet and King Lear—is the subject of this 1909 collection of scholarly essays. Includes “Parallel Passages,” “Shakespeare and the Classics,” “Shakespeare’s Culture-Evolution,&

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The influence of French essayist Montaigne (1533-1592) on Shakespeare’s works—particularly on the language and ideas of Hamlet and King Lear—is the subject of this 1909 collection of scholarly essays. Includes “Parallel Passages,” “Shakespeare and the Classics,” “Shakespeare’s Culture-Evolution,” “The Originality of Shakespeare,” and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411455184
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/30/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
372
File size:
474 KB

Meet the Author


John Mackinnon Robertson (1856-1933), born on the Isle of Arran, was a Liberal Member of Parliament. His many writings advocate free thought, rationality, and secularism. His works include History of Freethought in the Nineteenth Century (1899), Pagan Christs (1903), and The Historical Jesus (1916).

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