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By David Lazar,Patrick Madden,Chris Arthur,Barrie Jean Borich,Steven Church,Brian Doyle,Lisa Ferreira,Vivian Gornick,Wayne Koestenbaum,Shannon Lakanen,Desirae Matherly,Maggie Nelson,Jose Orduna,Elena Passarello,Kristen Radtke,Amy Scott,Jerald Walker,Marcia A

ISBN-10: 0820348155

ISBN-13: 9780820348155

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ISBN-13: 9780820351377

Writers of the fashionable essay can hint their selected style the entire as far back as Michel de Montaigne (1533–92). yet keep for the hot outstanding top vendor How to stay: a lifetime of Montaigne by way of Sarah Bakewell, Montaigne is essentially neglected. After Montaigne—a number of twenty-four new own essays meant as tribute— goals to right this collective lapse of reminiscence and introduce sleek readers and writers to their stylistic forebear.

Though it’s been over 400 years for the reason that he begun writing his essays, Montaigne’s writing remains to be clean, and his use of the shape as a way of self-exploration on this planet round him reads as innovative—even via smooth criteria. he's, easily placed, the author to whom all essayists are indebted. every one contributor has selected one among Montaigne’s 107 essays and has written his/her personal essay of an analogous name and at the comparable subject matter, utilizing a quote from Montaigne’s essay as an epigraph. the final impact is similar to a covers album, with each one author providing his or her personal interpretation and stylistic verve to Montaigne’s subject matters in ways in which either make stronger and problem the French writer’s prose, principles, and varieties. that includes a who’s who of latest essayists, After Montaigne deals a startling engagement with Montaigne and the essay shape whereas additionally pointing tips on how to the genre’s capability new directions.

Contributors: Marcia Aldrich, Chris Arthur, Robert Atwan, Barrie Jean Borich, Mary Cappello, Steven Church, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Danielle Cadena Deulen, Brian Doyle, Lina M. Ferreira C. V., Vivian Gornick, Robin Hemley, Wayne Koestenbaum, Shannon Lakanen, David Lazar, E. J. Levy, Phillip Lopate, Bret Lott, Patrick Madden, Desirae Matherly, Maggie Nelson, José Orduña, Elena Passarello, Lia Purpura, Kristen Radtke, Amy Lee Scott, Jerald Walker, Nicole Walker

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