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Praise of folly ; and, Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, 1515

by Desiderius Erasmus

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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536 -- Translations into English.,
  • Folly -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Folly -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPraise of folly., Letter to Maarten Van Dorp.
    StatementErasmus of Rotterdam ; translated by Betty Radice ; with an introduction and notes by A.H.T. Levi.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsRadice, Betty., Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA8514 .E5 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlvi, 188 p. ;
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1162907M
    ISBN 100140446087
    LC Control Number94142502

    Praise of Folly By Desiderius Erasmus & Betty Radice. Release Date: ; Genre: wordplay and wisdom made the book an instant success, but it also attracted what may have been sales-boosting criticism. The Letter to Maarten van Dorp, which is a defence of his ideas and methods, is also included.   The Letter to Maarten van Dorp, which is a defence of his ideas and methods, is also included. Beyond your wildest dreams. From DC & Neil Gaiman, The Sandman arises only on Audible. Listen free with trial. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviews:

    Erasmus of Rotterdam wrote the essay The Praise of Folly during a week at Sir Thomas More's estate in Bucklersbury. He later refined and extended the piece. In it he personifies Folly as a god, whose companions are likewise-personified sins and human weaknesses. Praise of folly with a short life of the author by Hendrik Willem Van Loon of Rotterdam who also illus. the book. by Desiderius Erasmus. 0 Ratings 7 Want to read Praise of folly: and, Letter to Martin Dorp, , Penguin in English cccc. Borrow Listen. Download for print-disabled.

    Erasmus's wit, wordplay and wisdom made the book an instant success, but it also attracted what may have been sales-boosting criticism. The Letter to Maarten van Dorp, which is a defence of his ideas and methods, is also included.   Moriæ Encomium by Desiderius Erasmus; editions; First published in ; Subjects: Aspectos religiosos, Bibliography, Catalogs, Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern), Christianity, Cristianismo, Death, Early works to , English Sermons, Folie, Folly, Insensatez, Obras anteriores a , Religious aspects of Folly, Translations into German, .


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Praise of folly ; and, Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, 1515 by Desiderius Erasmus Download PDF EPUB FB2

In response to criticism of 'The Praise Of Folly'. I haven't had your letter, but a friend in Antwerp showed me a copy. I don't know how he came by this. I see you think that the publication of Folly was unfortunate, warmly approve of my painstaking restoration of the text of Jerome, and are against my bringing out an edition of the New Testament.

You are far from offending me by this letter. Get this from a library. Praise of folly ; and, Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, [Desiderius Erasmus; Betty Radice] -- Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. ) was the greatest of the Renaissance humanists.

Praise of Folly, first published inis both his best-known work and the best introduction to his thought. Preface to the edition -- Introduction -- The importance of the Praise of Folly -- Erasmus, scholastics, humanists and reformers -- The Praise of Folly, Dorp and the spirituality of Erasmus -- Select Bibliography -- Praise of Folly -- Prefatory Letter -- Moriae encomium, that is the Praise of Folly -- Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, -- IndexPages: Erasmus's wit, wordplay and wisdom made the book an instant success, but it also attracted what may have been sales-boosting criticism.

The Letter to Maarten van Dorp, which is a defence of his ideas and methods, is also included. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Included Work Erasmus, Desiderius, Letter to Martin Dorp.

Praise of folly ; and, Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, / Erasmus of Rotterdam ; translated by Betty Radice ; with an introduction and notes by A.H.T. Levi. uniform title Moriae encomium. Get this from a library.

Praise of folly ; and, Letter to Martin Dorp, [Desiderius Erasmus] -- The classic work of the Renaissance humanist satirizes the organized Christian Church of the sixteenth century. Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. –) is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement, which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual’s potential.

Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus’s best-known work. Its dazzling mixture of fantasy and satire is narrated by a personification of Folly, /5(10).

Praise of Folly Preface to the Edition Introduction 1. The importance of the Praise of Folly 2. Erasmus, scholastics, humanists and reformers 3. The Praise of Folly, Dorp and the spirituality of Erasmus Select Bibliography Praise of Folly Prefatory Letter Moriae Encomium, that is, the Praise of Folly Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, Index.

Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus's best-known work. Praise of Folly and Letter to Marteen Van Dorp, Desiderius Erasmus, Betty Radice. Paperback (25 Nov ) The Letter to Maarten van Dorp, which is a defence of his ideas and methods, is also included.

Maarten van Dorp, a humanist theologian at Louvain, took it upon himself to speak for his colleagues and engaged Erasmus in a number of letters regarding The Praise of Folly, among other theological issues.

Erasmus's response to it is of such significance that it is usually included in the back of modern editions of the book to elucidate his. Praise of Folly ; And, Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, (Book): Erasmus, Desiderius: Erasmus of Rotterdam (c.

) is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement, which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual's potential. Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus's best. In Praise of Folly -&- and Letter to Maarten Van Dorp ().

Translated by Betty Radice, with an Introduction and Notes by A.H.T. Levi. Penguin Books. (Updated Edition) by Desiderius (Author) Erasmus, Betty Radice (Translator), Erasmus, Levi, Erasmus Of Rotterdam (Desiderius Erasmus) Paperback, Pages, Published Praise of Folly Preface to the Edition Introduction 1.

The importance of the Praise of Folly 2. Erasmus, scholastics, humanists and reformers 3. The Praise of Folly, Dorp and the spirituality of Erasmus Select Bibliography Praise of Folly Prefatory Letter Moriae Encomium, that is, the Praise of Folly Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, In Praise of Folly and Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, [Erasmus, Desiderius, A.

Levi, Richardson, Matthew, Eamon Duffy, Betty Radice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Praise of Folly and Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, We have identified 2 identical or similar edtions of the book In Praise of Folly -&- and Letter to Maarten Van Dorp ().

Translated by with an and Notes by Penguin Books. If you are interested in only one specific edtion select the one you are interested in.

Of every kind of folly." Erasmus' letter to Van Dorp was new to me and is worth reading. Erasmus emphasizes the religious nature of his writing, advises has friend to learn to study the Scriptures in their original languages, and rejects the charge that his satire disrespects religion or specific s: Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus's best-known work.

Its dazzling mixture of fantasy and satire is narrated by a personification of Foll Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. ) is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement, which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision /5().

Erasmus's wit, wordplay and wisdom made the book an instant success, but it also attracted what may have been sales-boosting criticism. The Letter to Maarten van Dorp, which is a defence of his ideas and methods, is also included. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking /5(3).

Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus's best-known work. Its dazzling mixture of fantasy and satire is narrated by a personification of Folly, dressed as a jester, who celebrates youth, pleasure, drunkenness and sexual desire, and goes on to lambast human pretensions, foibles and frailties, to mock theologians.

This book is Erasmus' best-known work, using a personification of folly to demonstrate human and Christian s, Desiderius is the author of 'Praise of Folly and Letter to Maarten Van Dorp', published under ISBN and ISBN.

The Praise of Folly, Dorp and the spirituality of Erasmus Select Bibliography Praise of Folly Prefatory Letter Moriae Encomium, that is, the Praise of Folly Letter to Maarten Van Dorp, Index.

Editorial Reviews. Erasmus searched for reconciliation between Faith and Reason, refusing not only the dogmas of Faith, but the dogmas of Reason as Price: $Note 16 to a Letter from Erasmus to Maarten Van Dorp attached to the work 'The Praise Of Folly' (Moriae Encomium) Note is recounted in a Samuel xi.

Adagiorum Chiliades was the title given to the book of adages from the Aldine edition of to the Froben edition of Erasmus's wit, wordplay and wisdom made the book an instant success, but it also attracted what may have been sales-boosting criticism.

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