Essays by Michel de Montaigne

Essays is the title given to a collection of 107 essays written by Michel de Montaigne that was first published in 1580. Montaigne essentially invented the literary form of essay, a short subjective treatment of a given topic, of which the book contains a large number. Essai is French for "trial" or "attempt".

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Selected Essays: with La Boétie's Discourse on Voluntary Servitude Kindle Edition 816496 $9.20 2012
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