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Published: 22 October 2020

160 Pages | 10


ISBN: 9780190848774

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Montaigne: A Very Short Introduction

William M. Hamlin

Very Short Introductions

  • Serves as a comprehensive overview of Montaigne's life and writings
  • Illustrates features of Montaigne's prose that are often lost in translation, such as his reliance on image and metaphor, his biting humor and irony, and his colloquial bluntness
  • Concentrates on topics in the Essays that will be of greatest interest to present-day readers