Twentieth century interpretations of The praise of folly a collection of critical essays. by Kathleen Williams

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

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Subjects:

  • Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536,
  • Folly -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Folly in literature

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Bibliography: p. 121-122.

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Other titlesPraise of folly.
SeriesTwentieth century interpretations, A Spectrum book.
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LC ClassificationsPA8515 .W5
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Pagination122 p.
Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL5216903M
ISBN 100136946798
LC Control Number75090969

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