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Michel de Montaigne - Life Stories, Books, and Links
 
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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
 
Picture of Michel de Montaigne, author of Essays; sixteenth century French Literature
Portrait: Michel de Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne
(1533 - 1592)

 
Category:  French Literature
 
Born:  January 5, 1533
Château de Montaigne (near Bordeaux), France
 
Died:  August 4, 1592
Chateau de Montaigne, Bordeaux, France
 
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Michel de Montaigne - LIFE STORIES
 
 
9/13/1592     Montaigne's "Solitarium"
On this day in 1592 Michel de Montaigne died. His Essays introduced a new literary genre to European letters, and the tower retreat in which he wrote them -- his "solitarium" -- continues to be a popular stop for the literary traveler. Among the forty-eight quotations Montaigne had carved in its roof-beams is his, "I am Human, let nothing human be foreign to me."
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SELECTED WORKS BY THIS AUTHOR
 
 
Essays
essays
 
The Autobiography of Michel De Montaigne
by Marvin Lowenthal (Editor), Michel De Montaigne
anthology
 
 
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SELECTED BOOKS ABOUT (or related to) THIS AUTHOR
 
 
Montaigne
by Hugo Friedrich, Philippe Desan (Introduction), Dawn Eng (Translator)
biography
 
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Montaigne 1533-1592
This French-language website offers a biography, and commentary and the complete electronic text of the writer's Essays.
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