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Product Description: Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, the Renaissance thinker and writer Michel de Montaigne pioneered the modern essay form. This edition contains all of his idiosyncratic and timeless writings on subjects as varied as the virtues of solitude, the power of the imagination, the pleasures of reading, the importance of sleep and why we sometimes laugh and cry at the same things...read more
By M. A. Screech (trans)

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9780141389646 | Revised edition (Penguin Classics, November 6, 2013), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, the Renaissance thinker and writer Michel de Montaigne pioneered the modern essay form.

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Product Description: For the true bibliophile and design-savvy book lover, here is the next set of Penguin's celebrated Great Ideas series by some of history's most innovative thinkers. Acclaimed for their striking and elegant package, each volume features a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art...read more

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9780141399256 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, October 26, 2010), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: For the true bibliophile and design-savvy book lover, here is the next set of Penguin's celebrated Great Ideas series by some of history's most innovative thinkers.

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Product Description: Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted...read more

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9780143036296 | Penguin USA, September 6, 2005, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Throughout history, some books have changed the world.

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Product Description: Montaigne (1533-1592), the personification of philosophical calm, had to struggle to become the wise Renaissance humanist we know. His balanced temperament, sanguine and melancholic, promised genius but threatened madness. When he started his Essays, Montaigne was upset by an attack of melancholy humor: He became temperamental and unbalanced...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780941664080 | Associated Univ Pr, October 1, 1984, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Although Montaigne achieved a balance that made him a model humanist thinker, his temperament was sanguine-melancholic.

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9780742508637, titled "Montaigne & Melancholy: The Wisdom of the Essays" | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 1, 2000, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Montaigne (1533-1592), the personification of philosophical calm, had to struggle to become the wise Renaissance humanist we know.
9780140143621 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, May 1, 1992), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Although Montaigne achieved a balance that made him a model humanist thinker, his temperament was sanguine-melancholic.

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Product Description: At the foot of the Cross, as Jesus hung in agony, the crowd laughed. Christians, ever since, have been ambivalent about laughter. St. Paul banned 'jesting,' but did that include mockery and high spirits? And what were the lessons of Biblical figures like (delighted) Abraham and (disbelieving) Sarah, both in their nineties, who laughed at the news they were about to have a child? Such debates had a deep influence on Erasmus, Rabelais and other great humanist writers...read more

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9780813337395 | Westview Pr, August 12, 1999, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: At the foot of the Cross, as Jesus hung in agony, the crowd laughed.

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9780140124903 | Penguin Uk, June 1, 1999, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Takes as its starting point the group of concepts centred on "good" madness - and, consequently, on laughter and comedy - which were discovered and developed in the Renaissance as objects of historical study and which led to a subtle shift of emphasis in many domains such as theology, literature, law and medicine.

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Product Description: VG condition book with dust jacket. DJ is clean, has fresh colours and has little wear to edges. Sun fading to spine. DJ price clipped. Book has clean and bright contents.

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9780713990126 | Penguin Uk, June 1, 1999, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: VG condition book with dust jacket.

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Product Description: Warden Richard Mocket's Doctrina et Politia Ecclesiae Anglicanae is a Summa of Anglican doctrine and organisation compiled by a chaplain of Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury. It includes (anonymously) Jewel's Apologia for the Church of England, Nowell's Catechism, the thirty-nine Articles (in a controversial Latin version), Mocket's own unique Latin translation of the Jacobean Book of Common Prayer, a brief summary of the official Anglican Homilies and Mocket's treatise Disciplina et Politia Ecclesia Anglicanae with the variants of his little-known manuscript and the issues of 1616 and 1617 of the printed edition...read more

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9789004100404 | Brill Academic Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Warden Richard Mocket's Doctrina et Politia Ecclesiae Anglicanae is a Summa of Anglican doctrine and organisation compiled by a chaplain of Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Product Description: Four essays from Michel de Montaigne's "The Complete Essays."

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9780146000379 | Penguin USA, September 1, 1995, cover price $0.95 | About this edition: Four essays from Michel de Montaigne's "The Complete Essays.

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Product Description: A survey of one of the giants of Renaissance thought, The Essays: A Selection collects some of Michel de Montaigne's most startling and original works, translated from the French and edited with an introduction and notes by M.A. Screech in Penguin Classics...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780140446029 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, May 1, 1994), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A survey of one of the giants of Renaissance thought, The Essays: A Selection collects some of Michel de Montaigne's most startling and original works, translated from the French and edited with an introduction and notes by M.

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Product Description: Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of The Complete Essays is translated from the French and edited with an introduction and notes by M...read more

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9780140446043 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, September 1, 1993), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form.

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Product Description: 19/8/87--5000X89PX$4.95/$5.95(6000X77P). B FORMAT.288PP.OFFSET.

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9780140552355 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 1989), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: 19/8/87--5000X89PX$4.

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Product Description: This lecture gives examples, both serious and amusing, of how a study of the various editions of Rabelais published during and after his lifetime can clear up errors, throw new light on Rabelais' meaning and help us to look critically at the myth of a "popular" Rabelais...read more

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9780199515608 | Clarendon Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: This lecture gives examples, both serious and amusing, of how a study of the various editions of Rabelais published during and after his lifetime can clear up errors, throw new light on Rabelais' meaning and help us to look critically at the myth of a "popular" Rabelais.

1979 Copyright & Published by Cornell Univ. Press - by M. A. Screech - 494 pages. (view table of contents)

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9780866981811 | Mrts, November 1, 1996, cover price $16.00
9780801412684 | Cornell Univ Pr, February 1, 1980, cover price $57.50 | About this edition: 1979 Copyright & Published by Cornell Univ.

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