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Witty, influential work by one of the greatest scholars of the Renaissance satirizes the shortcomings of the upper classes and religious institutions. Required reading for humanities classes, this literary gem is ripe with vignettes and caricatures — with Folly, a metaphor for stupidity, the centerpiece. Unabridged republication of the John Wilson translation.

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Witty, influential work by one of the greatest scholars of the Renaissance satirizes the shortcomings of the upper classes and religious institutions. Required reading for humanities classes, this literary gem is ripe with vignettes and caricatures--with Folly, a metaphor for stupidity, the centerpi

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ISBN:
9780486426891
Author:
Erasmus, Desiderius
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Folly
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
lekh 20
Publication Date:
20030231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.16 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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