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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Lord of Montaigne ( ,"Montaigne". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. ; 28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. His work is noted for its merging of casual anecdotesHis anecdotes are 'casual' only in appearance; Montaigne writes: 'Neither my anecdotes nor my quotations are always employed simply as examples, for authority, or for ornament...They often carry, off the subject under discussion, the seed of a richer and more daring matter, and they resonate obliquely with a more delicate tone,' Michel de Montaigne, Essais, Pléiade, Paris (ed. A. Thibaudet) 1937, Bk. 1, ch.40, p. 252 (tr. Charles Rosen) and autobiography with intellectual insight. His massive volume Essais contains some of the most influential essays ever written.

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by Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592
London (England) : Henry Frowde : Oxford University Press, 1906-1910
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Mongtʻenyu susangnok / Mongtʻenyu ; Yi Ka-hyŏng yŏk
몽테뉴隧想錄 / 몽테뉴 ; 李佳炯譯
Uniform title: Les essais de Michel Montaigne. Korean
by Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592
Sŏul : Kŭmsŏng Chʻulpʻansa, 1989
서울 : 金星出版社, 1989
 
 
Uniform title: Essais. English
by Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592
London : printed for B. and B. Barker, G. Strahan, S. Ballard, D. Browne, C. Hitch [and 12 others in London], 1743
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Uniform title: Essais. English
by Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592
Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin Books, c1958
 
 
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