Year of publication: 2011
How to live, or, A life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer by Sarah Bakewell For Simo Q. How to live MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE IN ONE QUESTION AND TWENTY ATTEMPTS AT AN ANSWER THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY is full of people who are full of themselves. A half-hours trawl through the online ocean of blogs, tweets, tubes, spaces, faces, pages, and pods brings up thousands of individuals fascinated by their own personalities and shouting for attention. They go on about themselves ...
Keywords: & Autobiography Biography European French General Literary Criticism philosophy
Year of publication: 1970
The Aristos by JOHN FOWLES This Edition Revised by the Author PREFACE TO A NEW EDITION This book was first published against the advice of almost everyone who read it. I was told that it would do my image no good and I am sure that my belief that a favourable image is conceivably not of any great human or literary significance would have counted for very little if I had not had a best-selling novel behind me. I used that success to issue this failure, and so I face a charge of unscrupulous ...
Keywords: English Philosophy