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Montaigne in Motion
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|May 30, 2009

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Educated in the humanities and trained in psychiatry, Jean Starobinski is a central figure in the Geneva School of criticism. His classic work, Montaigne in Motion , is a subtly conceived and elegantly written study of the Essais of Montaigne, whose deceptively…
Controversies Over the Purposes of Schooling: and the Meaning of Work

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This revised edition of the original, first published by UPA in 1986, is a collection of readings designed to help students clarify their understanding of the ongoing debate over the responsibilities of schools. Contents: Do the Public Schools Educate Children…
William Goyen: Selected Letters from a Writer's Life

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Proclaimed "one of the great American writers of short fiction" by the New York Times Book Review, William Goyen (1915-1983) had a quintessentially American literary career, in which national recognition came only after years of struggle to find his authentic…
Letters on Egypt, Edom, and the Holy Land
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|July 5, 2012

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The Autobiography Of Gerald Of Wales
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|January 7, 2005

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Gerald of Wales, the son of a Norman Baron and the grandson of a Welsh Princess, is one of the most gifted and entertaining of medieval writers. His autobiography, translated from the Latin, presents the story of an Archdeacon who, despite his passionate efforts,…
These Strange Criminals: An Anthology of Prison Memoirs by Conscientious Objectors from the Great…

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In many modern wars, there have been those who have chosen not to fight. Be it for religious or moral reasons, some men and women have found no justification for breaking their conscientious objection to violence. In many cases, this objection has led to severe…
Correspondance générale d'Helvétius: 1737-1756 / Lettres 1-249

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Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times

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The Observing Self (routledge Revivals): Rediscovering The Essay

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First published in 1988, this title is a study of the essay as a literary genre, not just in terms of its general intellectual and literary history, but as an exploration of the creative possibilities of the form. The rise of the essay is discussed in relation to…