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Publication - Dr Rowan Tomlinson

    No book was so bad: Montaigne and Angelo Poliziano


    Tomlinson, R, 2016, ‘No book was so bad: Montaigne and Angelo Poliziano’. in: Neil Kenny, Richard Scholar, Wes Williams (eds) Montaigne in Transit: Essays in Honour of Ian Maclean. Legenda. Modern Humanities Research Association and Maney Publishing, London, pp. 39-59


    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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