Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592)

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List of Works
[Essays]  

Essays (1575) [GBF,GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
See below for list of essays contained in the 21-essay excerpt at Eserver.org and Oregon State.
  • Text file (1,000KB; excerpts) at EServer.org (Translated by Charles Cotton)
  • PDF (3.25 MB, 1061 pg, looks complete; link goes to download page) at Renascence Editions (Translated by John Florio)

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Hardcover edition of The Complete Essays of Montaigne, translated by Donald M. Frame (Stanford Univ Pr, 1958).
  • Paperback edition of The Complete Essays of Montaigne, translated by Donald M. Frame (Stanford Univ Pr, 1958).
  • Paperback edition of The Complete Essays, translated by M.A. Screech (Penguin USA, 1993, 1283 pg).
  • Paperback edition of The Essays : A Selection, translated by M.A. Screech (Penguin USA, 1994, 454 pg).
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List of Essays in 21-essay excerpted files:
  1. OF CUSTOM, AND THAT WE SHOULD NOT EASILY CHANGE A LAW RECEIVED
  2. OF THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN
  3. THAT FORTUNE IS OFTENTIMES OBSERVED TO ACT BY THE RULES OF REASON
  4. OF CANNIBALS
  5. OF WAR-HORSES, OR DESTRIERS
  6. OF DEMOCRITUS AND HERACLITUS
  7. OF AGE
  8. OF DRUNKENNESS
  9. OF GLORY
  10. OF PRESUMPTION
  11. THAT WE TASTE NOTHING PURE
  12. OF THUMBS
  13. OF THE RESEMBLANCE OF CHILDREN TO THEIR FATHERS
  14. OF REPENTANCE
  15. UPON SOME VERSES OF VIRGIL
  16. OF COACHES
  17. THAT TO STUDY PHILOSOPHY IS TO LEARN TO DIE
  18. OF VANITY
  19. OF PHYSIOGNOMY
  20. OF THE FORCE OF IMAGINATION
  21. OF EXPERIENCE
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