The essential Erasmus

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New American Library, 1964 - Literary Criticism - 397 pages
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User Review  - Mario - Goodreads

The writing is a bit stiff, and I absolutely hate his unending lists. Seriously, one or two examples is fine, you really don't need to write every single one you can think of. We get your point. It's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

i've only read the dedication to thomas more so far, but three seemingly unrelated (ok, two were totally related) points spanning five years have brought me to this fourth point, which is digging "the praise of folly" Read full review


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Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466-1536), a Dutch humanist, Catholic priest, and scholar, was one of the most influential Renaissance figures. A professor of divinity and Greek, Erasmus wrote, taught, and travelled, meeting with Europe's foremost scholars. A prolific author, Erasmus wrote on both ecclesiastic and general human interest subjects.

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