No book was so bad: Montaigne and Angelo Poliziano

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An unprecedented exploration of the relationship of Montaigne's Essais to the work of the Italian humanist Angelo Poliziano. A polemical reflection on our understanding of Renaissance philology and our approach as modern scholars to sixteenth-century culture. 12,500 words. 
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMontaigne in Transit
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in Honour of Ian Maclean
EditorsNeil Kenny, Richard Scholar, Wes Williams
PublisherManey Publishing for the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA)
ISBN (Print)9781909662964
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016

Structured keywords

  • Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition


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