Michel de Montaigne
This Frenchman is considered the greatest essayist who ever lived.
This man lived from 3 A.D. to 65 A.D., and was a follower of Stoicism.
E. B. White
This man was a journalist and a talented writer known for books Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web.
This man is an essay writer known for self-mockery, who lived in London from 1775-1834.
Robert Louis Stevenson
This author is best known for his books Treasure Island and Kidnapped as well as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
This author lived 1882-1941, and was seemingly obsessed with death.
This man was of Jewish decent and lived 1892-1940. He is called the greatest German critic.
Scott Russell Sanders
This essayist was born in 1945 and is called one of the most consistent practitioners of the personal essay in America.
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