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Michel de Montaigne

Michel de Montaigne, one of the foremost writers of the French Renaissance and the originator of the genre of the essay, wrote on subjects ranging from friendship to imagination, from language to conscience. This collection includes twenty-two of Montaigne's essays, including "Of Prognostications," "Of the Custom of Wearing Clothes," "Of Pedantry," and "Of Friendship." Throughout Montaigne's writing, he approaches his subject matter with rationality and skepticism, constantly searching for truth and inquiring into the nature of the human character. Montaigne's essays have been widely read since their first publication by such great writers as Shakespeare and Ralph Waldo Emerson and continue to resonate for modern audiences. This edition is the translation by Charles Cotton.

Michel de Montaigne, one of the foremost writers of the French Renaissance and the originator of the genre of the essay, wrote on subjects ranging from friendship to imagination, from language to conscience. This collection includes twenty-two of Montaigne's essays, including "Of Prognostications," "Of the Custom of Wearing Clothes," "Of Pedantry," and "Of Friendship." Throughout Montaigne's writing, he approaches his subject matter with rationality and skepticism, constantly searching for truth and inquiring into the nature of the human character. Montaigne's essays have been widely read since their first publication by such great writers as Shakespeare and Ralph Waldo Emerson and continue to resonate for modern audiences. This edition is the translation by Charles Cotton.
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Michel de Montaigne, one of the foremost writers of the French Renaissance and the originator of the genre of the essay, wrote on subjects ranging from friendship to imagination, from language to conscience. This collection includes twenty-two of Montaigne's essays, including "Of Prognostications," "Of the Custom of Wearing Clothes," "Of Pedantry," and "Of Friendship." Throughout Montaigne's writing, he approaches his subject matter with rationality and skepticism, constantly searching for truth and inquiring into the nature of the human character. Montaigne's essays have been widely read since their first publication by such great writers as Shakespeare and Ralph Waldo Emerson and continue to resonate for modern audiences. This edition is the translation by Charles Cotton.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Clive Chafer

Length:

5h 42m


Chapters

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02:45

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:48


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:00


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:55


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:27


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:17


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

38:54


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

28:14


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

43:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

30:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

31:34


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:57


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:44


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

27:30


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:15


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

12:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:50


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:31


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

22:03


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:16


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

22:22


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

09:06