Praise of Folly [Audiobook] download free by Desiderius Erasmus

Praise of Folly Audiobook download free by Desiderius Erasmus
  • Listen audiobook: Praise of Folly
  • Author: Desiderius Erasmus
  • Release date: 1994/7/13
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780140446081
  • Rating: 8.08 of 10
  • Votes: 495
  • Review by: Teagan Wren
  • Review rating: 9.29 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/25
  • Duration: 3H10M6S in 256 kbps (51.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-11
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, FLAC, WAV, WMA, AIFF (compression RAR, Z, TAR.7Z, ACE, ZIP, TBZ2, RPM)
  • Total pages original book: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M57S (5 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. 1466-1536) is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement, which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual's potential. Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus's best-known work. Its dazzling mixture of fantasy and satire is narrated by a personification of Folly, dressed as a jester, who celebrates youth, pleasure, drunkenness and sexual desire, and goes on to lambast human pretensions, foibles and frailties, to mock theologians and monks and to praise the 'folly' of simple Christian piety. Erasmus's wit, wordplay and wisdom made the book an instant success, but it also attracted what may have been sales-boosting criticism. The Letter to Maarten van Dorp, which is a defence of his ideas and methods, is also included.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classic Books & Novels, Philosophy, Christian Books, Literary Essays, Western Philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, C 500 To C 1600
  • Download servers: Torrent, BitShare, FileServe, Hotfile, Google Drive, FilesAnywhere, Openload, MEGA, Lufi. Compressed in RAR, Z, TAR.7Z, ACE, ZIP, TBZ2, RPM
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.80 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x15mm
  • Weight: 191g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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