Erasmus in Praise of Folly [Tr. by W. Kennett] Illustr. by H. Holbein, With Life of Erasmus, and His Epistle Addressed to Sir Thomas More
A classic work of Renaissance satire by the Dutch humanist, Desiderius Erasmus. In this landmark text, Erasmus uses the voice of Folly to critique the narrow-mindedness and hypocrisy of his contemporaries. This edition includes a modern translation by W. Kennett, as well as illustrations by the renowned artist, H. Holbein.
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- Publisher: Legare Street Press
- Publish Date: Jul 18th, 2023
- Pages: 400
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 0.88in - 1.62lb
- EAN: 9781019378892
- Categories: • Literary