The fabulous imagination on Montaigne"s Essays by Lawrence D. Kritzman

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Montaigne, Michel de, -- 1533-1592,
  • Imagination (Philosophy)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementLawrence D. Kritzman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1643 .K75 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22653542M
ISBN 109780231119924, 9780231119931
LC Control Number2008045954

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