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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This article needs additional citations for verification. He was extremely rude to his parents and brother, believing himself to be of a superior intellect, and demanded that even they call him Erasmus Montanus. This work very subtly ridicules the decaying values of its times.

Want to Read saving…. The Sign of the Shadow. Renee Mauperin [Christmas Summary Classics]. I read this in Danish. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. He wants to discuss everything with everybody — including his mother Nille.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Tho the most sensible character in the entire eramsus I discovered was Magdelone, Erasmus’ mother-in-law-to-be, who thought both sides were being silly: I liked it but I dunno, some of the other stuff I read has touched me more than this. I think it deserves 4. Peder Paarsa mock heroic poem, gave Holberg the framework in which to satirize the government, the church, and the university.


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It is a terrible thing about these scholarly people. There is a frustration over the inadequacy of syllogismic logic.

But I was really surprised. The Man in the Iron Mask.

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Was this a way of Holberg to question the power authority have over ‘common’ people or was it more a way to make kontanus of students? On the topic of his name, it was the kind of stroke of genius a pompous fourth grader would have gotten. Feb 14, Julie Rasmine Larsen rated it really liked it. Should I hate my neighbor for that?

‘Erasmus Montanus’ review: Pushing the boundaries of a classic

Rikke rated it liked it Mar 07, Now, re-reading it, I holbsrg more easily see that yes, OK, I’ll admit that perhaps Lists with This Book. The Marquise de Brinvillier. Being Erasmus, I could not accept it to be so But I imagined that if someone started to babble on about tangents or secants or whatever else geometry one hollberg use to show the Earth is round it would probably sound like poppycock to e.

Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg, a writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright born in Bergen, Edasmus during the time of the Dano-Norwegian double monarchy, spent most of his adult life in Denmark.

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The Three Musketeers Mobi Classics. Jun 06, Fangtasia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Montanus is now a scholar and the fact that his family and the other inhabitants of the village do not speak Latin is of great frustration to his newly intellectual mind.

Mustafa rated it really liked it Apr 04, Jumping to conclusions and making rash decisions forces his community to give him a brush with reality. Centering on a man who has achieved some status and comes back to his town to flaunt it, this comical piece will rivet the reader’s attention.

Erasmus Montanus or Rasmus Berg by Ludvig Holberg

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