Course Spotlight: ENG 390: How to Live: Montaigne and Others

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Are you a senior? Do you have absolutely no idea who Montaigne is? That’s ok! Prof. Helen Marlborough does. The title of the course, “How to Live”, is taken from an award-winning biography of Montaigne by Sarah Bakewell. The chapter headings of Bakewell’s book provide intriguing responses to the question, “How to Live?”, including “Read a lot. Forget most of what you read, and be slow-witted” and “Do a good job, but not too good a job.”

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