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Praisers of folly Erasmus, Rabelais, Shakespeare. by Walter Jacob Kaiser

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536,
  • Rabelais, François, ca. 1490-1553?,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,
  • Fools and jesters in literature,
  • Folly in literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes. Bibliography: p. [299]-311.

SeriesHarvard studies in comparative literature,, 25
LC ClassificationsPA8515 .K3
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5885067M
LC Control Number63017202

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