Montaigne's Essayes

A dramatized reading of Montaigne’s Essayes, organized by Stefano Evangelista, Fellow and Tutor in English, will take place at Trinity on the afternoon of 4 February.

The reading will be followed by an opportunity to see Trinity’s copy of Florio’s translation of the Essayes, published in 1632. All are welcome to attend.

Michel de Montaigne (1533-92) was a French writer and philosopher, whose Essayes established a new literary form.  The collection was first published in French in 1580–88, and translated into English by John Florio in 1603.

Posted: 31 January 2018

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