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The praise of folly and other writings : a new translation with critical commentary

Author: Desiderius Erasmus; Robert M Adams
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1989.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a selection of writings by sixteenth-century Dutch theologian Desiderius Erasmus, including "The Praise of Folly," an ironic speech by the pagan goddess Folly in praise of herself, and includes critical essays.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Early works
Sources
Translations
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Desiderius Erasmus; Desiderius Erasmus; Desiderius Erasmus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desiderius Erasmus; Robert M Adams
ISBN: 0393957497 9780393957495
OCLC Number: 18191265
Description: viii, 340, [1] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The praise of folly --
The complaint of peace --
Two forewords to the Latin translation of the New Testament --
Julius excluded from Heaven --
The alchemy scam --
The religious feast --
An inquisition into faith --
The Abbot and the learned lady --
To Martin Dorp (May 1515) : [A defense of Folly] --
To Beatus Rhenanus (ca. 15 October 1518) : [The hardships to travel] --
To Peter Tomiczi, Bishop of Cracow (31 August 1535) : [A tempered perspective].
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Desiderius Erasmus ; chosen, translated, and edited by Robert M. Adams.
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