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Praise of Folly, Erasmus,Desiderius/ Miller,Clarence H.

Author Name    Erasmus,Desiderius/ Miller,Clarence H.

Title   Praise of Folly

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Used - Good

Edition   2

Publisher    Yale Univ Pr 1979/05/01 00:00:00.000

ISBN Number    0300023731 / 9780300023732

Seller ID   242944

Erasmus,Desiderius/ Miller,Clarence H. Praise Of Folly 'Has edge and corner wear from use,small crease on cover.' All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers.

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First published in Paris in 1511, The Praise of Folly has enjoyed enormous and highly controversial success from the author's lifetime down to our own day. The Folly has no rival, except perhaps Thomas More's Utopia, as the most intense and lively presentation of the literary, social, and theological aims and methods of Northern Humanism. Clarence H. Miller's highly praised translation of The Praise of Folly, based on the definitive Latin text, echoes Erasmus' own lively style while retaining the nuances of the original text. In his introduction, Miller places the work in the context of Erasmus as humanist and theologian. In a new afterword, William H. Gass playfully considers the meaning, or meanings, of folly and offers fresh insights into one of the great books of Western literature. Praise for the earlier edition:

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