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Erasmus : a critical biography

Author: Léon-E Halkin
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Halkin traces the career of Erasmus, and the effect of his writings on the development of Renaissance thought.

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Desiderius Erasmus; Érasme; Desiderius Erasmus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Léon-E Halkin
ISBN: 0631169296 9780631169291
OCLC Number: 26053856
Language Note: Translation of: Erasme parmi nous.
Notes: Translation of: Érasme parmi nous.
Description: xiv, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword to the English Translation / M.A. Screech --
1. Childhood and Youth --
2. A Humanist in the Monastery --
3. The Hard Apprenticeship of Freedom --
4. Paris: The Attractions and Burdens of a Tutorship --
5. England: A Second Homeland --
6. Paris and Louvain: From the First Adages to the Panegyric --
7. An Introduction to the Devout Life: The Handbook of the Christian Soldier --
8. Italy and the Return to the Sources --
9. A Religious Pamphlet: The Praise of Folly --
10. From the Foundations of the Abundant Style to The Education of the Christian Prince --
11. The New Testament --
12. The Age of Gold --
13. From Louvain to Antwerp via Basel and Cologne --
14. Polemics in Louvain and Relaxation at Anderlecht --
15. Erasmus and Luther: The Clash of Two Reforms --
16. Settled in Basel --
17. Basel: The Daily Round of Work --
18. The Colloquies: Chronicle of an Era --
19. From The Institution of Marriage to The Ciceronian --
20. Christ First --
21. Freiburg: Voluntary Exile --
22. Freiburg: The Final Harvest --
23. Return to Basel: Farewells --
24. Erasmus's Personality --
25. The Assessment of a Life's Work: Literature, Peace, the Philosophy of Christ --
26. The Erasmian Message: From the Critique of Christianity to Critical Christianity --
Appendix: Chronology.
Other Titles: Érasme parmi nous.
Responsibility: Léon-E. Halkin ; translated by John Tonkin.

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