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  • Montaigne: A Life
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    Pages : 824

    by: Philippe Desan Steven Rendall Lisa Neal

    Publisher: pPrinceton University Press

    Book Description

    Revisiting the public and private life of the extraordinary humanist in light of religious divisions of the 16th century.

    In this translated work of scholarly minutiae, French Renaissance historian and Montaigne expert Desan (Renaissance Literature and History of Culture/Univ. of Chicago; editor: The Oxford Handbook of Montaigne more

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    ISBN-13: 9780691167879

    Language: English

  • Dump This Book While You Still Can! (Jette ce livre avant qu'il soit trop tard)
    Views : 384
    Pages : 202

    by: Marcel Bénabou Steven Rendall

    Publisher: pUniversity of Nebraska Press

    Book Description

    An amusing 1992 metafiction from a member of OULIPO, the experimental fiction “workshop” famed for such practitioners as American expatriate Harry Mathews and Bénabou’s brilliant countryman Georges Perec. Dump This . . . is a novel about the act of reading a book: a text that warns (its reader) the narrator to abandon it; in effect ... more

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    ISBN-10: 0803213190

    ISBN-13: 9780803213197

    Language: English