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Erasmus wrote In Praise of Folly, his masterpiece of ironic literature, in less than a week while en route to England from Italy to visit his good friend Thomas More. He wrote it merely to amuse himself and he was astonished at its immediate and wide popularity. But his satire of the clergy, the upper classes, and general pretentiousness, narrated by the goddess Folly, daughter of Youth and Wealth, struck a chord and is considered by some historians to be one of the catalysts of the Protestant Reformation. This might have ...

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In Praise of Folly 2019, Independently Published

ISBN-13: 9781694337283

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In Praise of Folly 2018, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781717573285

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In Praise of Folly 2018, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781724506498

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In Praise of Folly 2018, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781725558038

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In Praise of Folly 2016, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781537610665

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In Praise of Folly 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781495952395

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In Praise of Folly 2013, Literary Licensing, LLC

ISBN-13: 9781494065003

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In Praise of Folly 2011, Theophania Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781770831742

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In Praise of Folly 2009, Lulu.com, London

ISBN-13: 9780557011407

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In Praise of Folly 2007, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781602064607

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In Praise of Folly 2003, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486426891

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