Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. In the spirit of the 1874 edition, the text of the ship of fools itself has been retained exactly as it stands, even to the punctuation. Brant, a humanist and lawyer, was one of the most famous germanspeaking writers of the early modern period. Remarkable for the range and quantity of his literary production, it is nonetheless a single satirical work for which he remains known to this day. Doctor brants narrenschiffinhaltsverzeichnis wikisource. I wanted to have a collision between those two images and i kept the original title for the whole work. One image in the set reminds me the narrenschiff by sebastian brant published in 1494 by bergmann. They appear in the text like this, and the explanation will appear when the mouse pointer is moved over the marked passage. The ship of fools, by sebastian brandt project gutenberg. Sebastian brant studierte recht ohne es irgendwo zu finden. The ship of fools fully fraught and richly laden with asses, fools, jackdaws, ninnihammers, coxcombs, slenderwits, shallowbrains, paperskuls, simpletons, nickumpoops, wiseakers, dunces, and blockheads, declaring their several natures, manners and constitutions.
Pdf 444 pages 10,2 mb ship of fools an english title is a satire monument of medieval german literature, written by sebastian brant or also brandt, a humanist and satirist from alsace. Mit allen 114 holzschnitten des drucks basel 1494 reclams universalbibliothek knape, joachim, brant, sebastian isbn. It is the most famous treatment of the ship of fools trope and circulated in numerous translations. Based on the art of sebastian brants narrenschiff williams, brian on. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. The ship of fools, volume 1 by sebastian brant free ebook. Volume 1, by sebastian brandt this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere. Following the first edition, which was printed in 1494 by brant s old university friend johann bergmann, brant s satire on human foolishness became a european bestseller.
A few typographical errors in the 1874 introduction have been corrected. Sebastian brant also brandt 1458 10 may 1521 was a german humanist and satirist. Narrenschyff ad narragoniam is a satirical allegory in german verse published in 1494 in basel, switzerland, by the humanist and theologian sebastian brant. The fool card has emerged in recent decades as a pivotal figure of the tarot. Sebastian brant wikipedia, the free encyclopedia sebastian brant also brandt 1457 10 may 1521 was a german humanist and satirist. Sep 08, 2002 it is the fools journey spelled out in images that are fun and funny, strange and elegant. Ship of fools woodcuts university of houston digital library.512 541 334 791 609 1569 1084 336 120 707 682 1261 537 209 620 1540 815 1380 943 1556 1344 1221 249 1494 401 992 52 685 1070 640 807 630