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Title Montaigne and brief narrative form : shaping the essay / Deborah Losse, Professor Emerita, Arizona State University, USA.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The essay, that heretical genre -- Renewing the ancients: Montaigne's retelling of the tales of antiquity -- Recounting others, recounting self: Montaigne and the conteurs of his century -- Rewriting culture: Montaigne recounts new world ethnography -- "Se peindre de la plume": history, biography, and self-portraiture in Montaigne's reframing of history -- A storied life and a lived story: writing oneself in Montaigne's Essais -- "Mes ancestres avoient la medecine à contrecoeur" "My ancestors had an aversion to medicine": medical discourse, observation, and self-portraiture -- Conclusion: "Ce fagotage de tant de diverses pieces"/This bundle of so many disparate pieces.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592. Essais.
Self in literature.
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Related To Original 9781137320827 1137320826 (DLC) 2013014639
ISBN 1137320834 (electronic bk.)
9781137320834 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # EBC1249617
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