On essays : Montaigne to the present /

Montaigne called it a ramble; Chesterton the joke of literature; and Hume an ambassador between the worlds of learning and of conversation. But what is an essay, and how did it emerge as a literary form? What are the continuities and contradictions across its history, from Montaigne's 1580 Essa...

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Other Authors: Karshan, Thomas (Editor), Murphy, Kathryn (Editor)
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Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition:First edition.
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