|Statement||by Sister Mary Alvarita Rajewski.|
|Series||The Catholic university of America. Studies in German, vol. XX|
|LC Classifications||PA8477.B79 Z85|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 270 p.|
|Number of Pages||270|
|LC Control Number||a 44006050|
German (well actually Alsatian) Catholic humanist and theologian Sebastian Brant's satirical allegory Das Narrenschiff (The Ship of Fool in its English translations) basically consists of a prologue, one hundred and twelve brief satirical poems and an epilogue, and is considered by many scholars a classic of so-called Fool's Literature (Narrenliteratur)/5. All Book Search results » About the author () Sebastian Brant was born in Strassburg, France, in and studied at Basel, Switzerland, where he became a lecturer. When Basel joined the Swiss Confederacy, he returned to Strassburg and became the town clerk. He was the author of a number of political and religious pamphlets.4/5(1). Sebastian Brant (also Brandt) was an Alsatian humanist and 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/5. THE SHIP OF FOOLS Translated into rhyming couplets with introduction and commentary by Edwin H. Zeydel by BRANT, Sebastian. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .
The Paperback of the The Ship of Fools by Sebastian Brant at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. The book owes its long life to an imagination, wit, and humor rich with insights into human nature, yet neither bitter nor namby pamby. Its commentary on the boasting 1/5(1). Das Narrenschiff, long poem by Sebastian Brant, published in It was published in English as The Ship of work concerns the incidents on a ship carrying more than people to Narragonia, the fools’ paradise, and is an unsparing, bitter, and sweeping satire, especially of the corruption in the Roman Catholic Church, Das Narrenschiff was translated into Latin, Low German, Dutch. Sebastian Brant was born in Strasbourg in as the son of an innkeeper. The German humanist writer and poet composed "The Ship of Fools" ("das Narrenschiff"). This work was the most popular book produced in the 16th century. From , Brant studied law and classical languages at . The following admirable notice from Ersch and Grüber (Encyclopädie) sums up so skilfully the history, nature, and qualities of the book that we quote at length:—"The Ship of Fools was received with almost unexampled applause by high and low, learned and unlearned, in Germany, Switzerland, and France, and was made the common property of the.
Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sebastian Brant books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Sebastian Brants Narrenschiff - Ebook written by Sebastian Brant. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Sebastian Brants Narrenschiff.5/5(1). Sebastian Brant (latinisiert Titio; geboren oder in Straßburg; gestorben Mai ebenda) war ein deutscher Jurist, Professor für Rechtswissenschaft an der Universität Basel ( ) und von bis zu seinem Tod Stadtsyndikus und Kanzler der Freien Reichsstadt Straßburg. Sebastian Brant, Brant also spelled Brandt, (born , Strassburg [now Strasbourg, France]—died , Strassburg), satirical poet best known for his Das Narrenschiff (; The Ship of Fools), the most popular German literary work of the 15th century.. Brant studied in Basel, where he received his B.A. in and doctor of laws in ; he taught in the law faculty there from