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The Complete Essays of Montaigne
by Michel Eyquem De Montaigne and Donald M. Frame and Christopher Lane


Overview - A faithful translation is rare; a translation which preserves intact the original text is very rare; a perfect translation of Montaigne appears impossible. Yet Donald Frame has realized this feat. One does not seem to be reading a translation, so smooth and easy is the style; at each moment, one seems to be listening to Montaigne himself the freshness of his ideas, the unexpected choice of words.  Read more...

 
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More About The Complete Essays of Montaigne by Michel Eyquem De Montaigne; Donald M. Frame; Christopher Lane
 
 
 
Overview
A faithful translation is rare; a translation which preserves intact the original text is very rare; a perfect translation of Montaigne appears impossible. Yet Donald Frame has realized this feat. One does not seem to be reading a translation, so smooth and easy is the style; at each moment, one seems to be listening to Montaigne himself the freshness of his ideas, the unexpected choice of words. Frame has kept everything. Andre Maurois, The New York Times Book Review"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781491542279
  • ISBN-10: 1491542276
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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