Montaigne's "Essais" (Essay) are one of the greatest and most important books of the French literature. They were written at the end of the 16th century. This release present a selection of Montaigne's "chef d'ouvre" made for a contemporary man or woman's preoccupations. The selection has been adapted for an oral transmission. Only a great actor could pretend to take up this challenge, and this is the brilliant Michel Piccoli who did it in this 4-album box. "A universal voice: [...] This so modern, surprisingly contemporary voice sings of tolerance, cries out for freedom, murmurs the fragility of" the human condition ". Music in a language that the actor Michel Piccoli gives us to hear, taking as much pleasure in putting it in the mouth as we experience listening to it. [...]" S.V. - PHILOSOPHY MAGAZINE
Montaigne's "Essais" (Essay) are one of the greatest and most important books of the French literature. They were written at the end of the 16th century. This release present a selection of Montaigne's "chef d'ouvre" made for a contemporary man or woman's preoccupations. The selection has been adapted for an oral transmission. Only a great actor could pretend to take up this challenge, and this is the brilliant Michel Piccoli who did it in this 4-album box. "A universal voice: [...] This so modern, surprisingly contemporary voice sings of tolerance, cries out for freedom, murmurs the fragility of" the human condition ". Music in a language that the actor Michel Piccoli gives us to hear, taking as much pleasure in putting it in the mouth as we experience listening to it. [...]" S.V. - PHILOSOPHY MAGAZINE
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Les Essais (4pk)
Artist: Piccoli
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Montaigne's "Essais" (Essay) are one of the greatest and most important books of the French literature. They were written at the end of the 16th century. This release present a selection of Montaigne's "chef d'ouvre" made for a contemporary man or woman's preoccupations. The selection has been adapted for an oral transmission. Only a great actor could pretend to take up this challenge, and this is the brilliant Michel Piccoli who did it in this 4-album box. "A universal voice: [...] This so modern, surprisingly contemporary voice sings of tolerance, cries out for freedom, murmurs the fragility of" the human condition ". Music in a language that the actor Michel Piccoli gives us to hear, taking as much pleasure in putting it in the mouth as we experience listening to it. [...]" S.V. - PHILOSOPHY MAGAZINE