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Mon·taigne(mŏn-tān′, môn-tĕn′yə), Michel Eyquem de 1533-1592.
French writer noted for developing the essay as a literary form as well as for the lively, personal quality of his prose.
(Biography) Michel Eyquem de (miʃɛl ikɛm də). 1533–92, French writer. His life's work, the Essays (begun in 1571), established the essay as a literary genre and record the evolution of his moral ideas
Mon•taigne(mɒnˈteɪn; Fr. mɔ̃ˈtɛn yə)
Michel Eyquem, Seigneur de, 1533–92, French essayist.