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ship of fools and other early books.

ZoltaМЃn Haraszti

ship of fools and other early books.

by ZoltaМЃn Haraszti

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Written in English


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Extracted from More books: the bulletin of the Boston Public Library, v.17, no.5, May 1942, p.183-213.

The Physical Object
Pagination[31]p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19214445M

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Description of the book "Ship of Fools": The title of this book is a translation from the German of Das Narrenschiff, a moral allegory by Sebastian Brant. The author read it in Basel in the summer of when she had still vividly in mind the impressions of her fist voyage to Europe. As for the book itself, it covers the crossing of a small ship from Vera Cruz to Germany in August, While the immediate frame of reference is of course the rabid intensification of German supremacy and anti-semitism, the novel has a broader intent and appropriates the ""simple almost universal image of the ship of this world on its voyage.

The book "Ship Of Fools" arrived early. It must be out of print because the pages are yellowed (not a problem) but otherwise it is in excellent shape and is essentially a new, not used, book. Looking up that title on the internet I find that it is re-released under the name "Unto Leviathan." I guess I got the original/5(84). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Narrenschiff by Sebastian Brant, , Dover Publications edition, in English The ship of :


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