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a.1.Without respite.
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If, at the acme of the French Renaissance, Montaigne's "moi" subsists in an arena of unresolved indeterminacy, its code compelling its own respiteless vacillation, its own inveterate (semiotic) duplicity, there reverberates still in these literary "cantons" an all-encompassing, immutable poetics of selfhood.
13) Emblem of ego's vainglorious epistolarity, cartographer of its ever dislocated itinerary, mutilated transcription of a kind of respiteless monomania, this quintet of missives is cast in a network bereft of linear regularity.