Journals Higher Education

$85.00

Hardcover

21 January 2014

336 Pages | 32 black-and-white halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199684113


Bookseller Code (06)

Montaigne's English Journey

Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

William M. Hamlin

  • The first comprehensive account of the readership and reception of Montaigne in seventeenth-century England
  • Offers sustained discussion of Montaigne's influence upon Shakespeare and other Jacobean writers
  • Presents a large body of newly-discovered manuscript material which reveals the striking ways in which English readers expressed their interest in Montaigne
  • Provides a major case study of the early modern English readership of a continental book that had not yet become canonical
  • Inclusion numerous black-and-white images, revealing fascinating early responses to Montaigne by seventeenth-century English readers
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