About the Author

Richard Hillman is a professor of English at the Université François-Rabelais in Tours, France. His previous books include Self-Speaking in Medieval and Early Modern English Drama.

Colette Quesnel is affiliated with the Université du Québec à Montréal. She is the author of Mourir de rire d'après et avec Rabelais. Together they translated and edited Preface to the Essays of Michel de Montaigne by His Adoptive Daughter, Marie le Jars de Gournay.