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The Praise of Folly

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The goddess Folly gives a speech, praising herself and explaining how much humanity benefits from her services, from politicians to philosophers, aristocrats, schoolteachers, poets, lawyers, theologians, monarchs and the clergy. At the same time, her discourse provides a satire of Erasmus's world, poking fun at false pedantry and the aberrations of Christianity. Woven throughout her monologue, a thread of irony calls into question the goddess's own words, in which ambiguities, allusions and interpretations collide in a way ...

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The Praise of Folly
2008, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781434629241

Large type / large print

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The Praise of Folly
2007, Dodo Press, Gloucester

ISBN-13: 9781406533538

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The Praise of Folly
2006, ReadHowYouWant, Richmond, BC

ISBN-13: 9781425060725

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The Praise of Folly
2004, Barnes & Noble, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780760757604

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The Praise of Folly
2004, IndyPublish.com, Cambridge MA

ISBN-13: 9781414276830

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The Praise of Folly
2003, Yale Nota Bene, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300097344

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Praise of Folly
2001, NTC/Contemporary Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9781853267925

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Praise of Folly
1994, Penguin Group, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140446081

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The Praise of Folly
1994, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879758851

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The Praise of Folly
1979, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300023732

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The Praise of Folly
1979, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300022797

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The Praise of Folly
1979, Pangloss Press

ISBN-13: 9780934710015

Latin

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Praise of Folly
1971, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140442403

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The Praise of Folly
1970, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691019697

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The Praise of Folly
1958, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

ISBN-13: 9780472060238

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The Praise of Folly
1941, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691071671

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