❮KINDLE❯ ➜ Daß Narrenschyff ad Narragoniam ❤ Author Sebastian Brant – Heartforum.co.uk Published in 1494 in Basel The Ship of Fools was soon translated into every major European language It provoked a vast number of imitations and remained steadily in print through the eighteenth centur Published in in Basel The Ship of Fools was soon translated into every major European language It provoked a vast number of imitations and remained steadily in print through the eighteenth century with sporadic reprints after that It still possesses an enormous vigor and vitalityThe book owes its long life to an imagination wit and humor rich with insights Daß Narrenschyff eBook ß into human nature yet neither bitter nor namby pamby Its commentary on the boasting pedantry false learning gambling gluttony medical folly adultery greed envy hatred pride and other failings that mark humanity are sharp and telling and sadly as relevant today as they were years agoThis translation by Professor Edwin H Zeydel is the only accurate English translation ever published Barclay's version is really a pastiche written in imitation of Brant The form Professor Zeydel uses is verse like the original and he even retains the original rhyme scheme and meter The achievement is remarkable for it captures all the charm and movement of the original German while sacrificing nothing to readability and fluidityPublished now with the original Renaissance woodcuts and with Professor Zeydel's annotations a biography of Brant a publishing history and a survey of the work's influence this will unuestionably remain the definitive edition of The Ship of Fools in English The illustrations are part of Dover's Pictorial Archive Series and may be used by commercial artists free of charge.
Sebastian Brant also Brandt was an Alsatian humanist and satiristHe first attracted attention in humanistic circles by his Latin poetry and edited many ecclesiastical and legal works; but he is now only known by his famous satire Das Narrenschiff.
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- Daß Narrenschyff ad Narragoniam
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