Erasmus Montanus or Rasmus Berg has ratings and 20 reviews. This work very subtly ridicules the decaying values of its times. Centering on a man who. Ludvig Holberg’s ‘Erasmus Montanus’ is perhaps one of the most well-known Danish plays and classic satires. The book is read in most Danish. PEER. If he wants to dispute with me, he will find that I can hold my own; and if he wants to have a singing match with me, he will get the worst of it. I once had a.

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Then, back in the class room after this trip to the theater, I was hardly seated before the teacher summarily luxvig that Erasmus was an idiot.

Holberg’s strength in creative writing lay not in extended plot but in the individual scene, the anecdote, the characterization. This play is so holbfrg fun – I imagine it’d be even better performed than it is read.

Rikke rated it liked it Mar 07, There’s still the part of me that will always root for him, like someone secretly in love with their own disease. Life as a gay immigrant in Denmark. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Jun 06, Fangtasia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving….


No eBook available Amazon. It didn’t matter tho I’m both highly amused and a bit pissed off after reading this!

Maria DS rated it really liked it May 16, Centering on a man holbreg has achieved some status and comes back to his town to flaunt it, this comical piece will rivet the reader’s attention. I think it deserves 4.

On the topic of his name, it was the kind of stroke of genius a pompous fourth grader would have gotten.

So I too am an obvious proponent of solipsistic and uselessly intellectual exercises, an Erasmus walking around in the rain muttering to himself in Wrasmus, certainly not getting anything done. If any one said that a neighbor of mine understood farming better than I, should I take that to heart?

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Account Options Sign in. I wanted to say, but, but, Erasmus was right, really! Tho the most sensible character in the entire play I discovered was Magdelone, Erasmus’ mother-in-law-to-be, who thought both sides were being silly:. Students of eighteenth-century European literature will want kudvig seek out translations of Holberg’s philosophical writing.

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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Guggi rated ludvlg really liked it May 08, He wants to discuss everything with everybody — including his mother Nille.

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Articles needing additional references from September Ludig articles needing additional references. He returns to montanue country” for a visit, now calling himself Erasmus Montanus, talks a lot of Latin nonsense proving people are rocks or claiming ridiculous things like the Earth is roundand is generally seen as a fool with no practical sense, to the point where the wh.

Tho the most sensible character in the entire play I discovered was Magdelone, Erasmus’ mother-in-law-to-be, who thought both sides were being silly: Easyread Edition Ludvig Holberg No preview available – Of course he was serious. What about The Inquisition, is there no parallel? Therefore Nille is not a stone.