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No book was so bad: Montaigne and Angelo Poliziano

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMontaigne in Transit
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in Honour of Ian Maclean
EditorsNeil Kenny, Richard Scholar, Wes Williams
Publisher or commissioning bodyManey Publishing for the Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA)
Pages39-59
ISBN (Print)9781909662964
DatePublished - Dec 2016

Abstract

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. 

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  • Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition

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