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Author Hamlin, William M., 1957- author.

Title Montaigne's English journey : reading the essays in Shakespeare's day / William M. Hamlin.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xv, 335 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 'Montaigne's English Journey' provides a vivid account of the way in which English readers made sense of Montaigne's 'Essays' during the seventeenth century and how it influenced their own writing.
Contents Cover ; Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; A Note on Quotation, Citation, and Transcription; Abbreviations; Illustrations; Introduction: Edified by the Margin; 1: Florio's Th eatrical Montaigne; 2: Sexuality and Censorship in the Essayes; 3: On the Tyranny of 'Custome': Ideology and Appropriation; 4: From an English Montaigne to The Dutch Courtesan: Common Customers; 5: Montaignian Conscience and the Shakespearean God-Surrogate; 6: Maximizing Montaigne.
Afterword: English Readership in the Wake of the EssayesAPPENDIX A: British Library, Egerton MS 2982, Folios 22 r -29 v (Transcription); LIB. 2D. CHAP. 1ST. / OF THE INCONSTANCY OF OUR ACTIONS. / [M351-8]; LIB. 2D. CHAP. 2D. / OF DRUNKENNESS. / [M358-67]; LIB. 2D. CHAP. 3D. / OF THE CUSTOME OF YE ISLE OF CEA. / [M368-81]; LIB. 2D. CHAP. 4TH . / TO MORROW FOR BUSUNESS. / [M382-4]; LIB. 2D. CHAP. 5. / OF CONSCIENCE / [M384-8]; LIB. 2. CHAP. 6 . / OF USAGE & PRACTIZE / [M388-99]; LIB. 2D. CHAP. 7TH . / OF THE RECOMPENCE OF HONO UR . / [M399-403]
LIB. 2D. CHAP. 8TH. / OF THE AFFECTION OF PARENTS TO YR CHILDREN / [M403-24]LIB. 2D. CHAP. 9TH. / OF THE PARTHIANS ARMES. / [M424-7]; LIB. 2D. CHAP. 10TH. / OF BOOKES. / [M427-41]; LIB. 2D. CHAP. 11TH. / OF CRUELTY. / [M442-57]; APPENDIX B: Folger Shakespeare Library, MS V.a.281, Folios 15r -34v (Transcription); MONTAIGNE; APPENDIX C: British Library, Sloane MS 2903, Folios 1r -12r (Transcription); MONTAGNES MORAL MAXIMS; APPENDIX D: Census of Extant Seventeenth-Century Copies of Florio's Montaigne; FIRST EDITION (LONDON, 1603) : 110 COPIES; United Kingdom; France; Germany.
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Subject Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 -- Translations into English.
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592.
Florio, John, 1553?-1625.
Florio, John, 1553?-1625.
Montaigne, Michel de -- Appreciation -- History -- 17th century.
Montaigne, Michel de.
Chronological Term 17th century
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hamlin, William M., 1957- Montaigne's English journey 9780199684113 (OCoLC)858004741
ISBN 9780191507021 (electronic book)
0191507024 (electronic book)
9780191764677 (ebook)
0191764671 (ebook)