Praise of Folly (Penguin Classics)

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The classic work of the Renaissance humanist satirizes the organized Christian Church of the sixteenth century.

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This Norton Critical Edition provides a wide selection of Erasmus's writings, translated from the Latin into fresh, modern, and witty English. Adams has made these selections to emphasize the humane, rather than the doctrinaire, side of the first and greatest humanist.

About the Author:

Desiderius Erasmus was a Dutch humanist and theologian. He was a classical scholar who wrote in “pure” Latin style. Erasmus combined vast learning with a fine style, humour, moderation, and tolerance.

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