Moi Qui Me Voy: The Writer and the Self from Montaigne to Leiris - CRAIG, George; MCGOWAN, Margaret;Clarendon Press, 1989, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Near Fine - in Near Fine DJ. Bookplate to ffep.
Moy Qui Me Voy, the phrase is Montaigne's, is concerned with a problem which he and many writers since him have found central to their endeavour: the discovery that, somewhere between the intention and the act of writing, every author has to deal with the question of the self - a shifting entity, both seductive and tiresomely obtrusive, a voice that should, perhaps, be suppressed (Pascal certainly thought so), yet which clamours to be heard - a presence, at all events, always to be reckoned with. Originally £40.00 228pp. Index. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½")