Although Montaigne achieved a balance that made him a model humanist thinker, his temperament was sanguine-melancholic. Screech reassesses the Essais, showing how Montaigne steered his melancholy into appropriate psychological channels, seeking a balance of body and soul as a means to avoid madness.
"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
M. A. Screech is an emeritus fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He is recognized as a world authority on the Renaissance and was inducted into the French Legion of Honor for his translation of Montaignes Essays.Review:
An invaluable literary companion to the essays of Montaigne ... the insights it provides are remarkable. (Anthony Storr Sunday Times)
Original and important. . . . His study will easily fulfil its avowed aim of making Montaigne's Essays more comprehensible and more enjoyable. (James Supple Times Higher Education)
A probing, loving companion to the masterwork. (Nicholas Wollaston Observer)
A sensitive probe into how Montaigne resolved for himself the age-old ambiguities of melancholia and, in doing so, spoke of what he called the 'human condition'. (Roy Porter London Review Of Books)
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción Penguin Books, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0140143629
Descripción Penguin Books. Estado de conservación: Brand New. FREE domestic ground shipping. Fast priority express available. Tracking service included. Ships from USA (United States of America). Nº de ref. de la librería 0140143629
Descripción Penguin Books 1992-05-05, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 0140143629 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Nº de ref. de la librería TM-0140143629
Descripción Penguin Books, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110140143629
Descripción Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0140143629 New. Looks like an interesting title, learn more! We provide domestic tracking upon request. We provide personalized customer service and want you to have a great experience purchasing from us. 100% satisfaction guaranteed and thank you for your consideration. Nº de ref. de la librería S-0140143629