A Summer with Montaigne
- Author: Antoine Compagnon
- Year: 07-07-2014
- Translator from French: Nina Venova
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1385-01
- SKU: 06.0043
- ISBN: 978-619-152-462-4
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The work of Montaigne thus found a new interest as it gives a very modern version of how he has adapted to these changes by adopting an empirical philosophy which mixes a deep skepticism about the innovations he had not means of understanding and evaluating. He adopted at the same time a deep individualism because of the collapse of ideologies, and a political conservatism that it seems necessary to escape the chaos born from havoc and epidemics caused by the wars of religion.
The book of Antoine Compagnon gives a very educational analysis and helps to penetrate the thousand facets of the work of Montaigne written in a tasty but difficult language for a contemporary French speaker. It complements happily excellent biography of Stefan Zweig which was his moving last work .
- Georges Sicherman
About the Author
|Translator||from French: Nina Venova|
|Genre||Essays, Literary Criticism, Theory of Literature, Philosophical Researches|