Bietenholz's Encounters with a Radical Erasmus: Erasmus' Work as a Source of Radical Thought in Early Modern Europe (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009) and Gregory Dodds's Exploiting Erasmus: The Erasmian
Legacy and Religious Change in Early Modern England (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009), explore Erasmus's importance for the Reformation in considerable detail.
Cervantes himself signals this ideological orientation in Don Quijote 2.62 when his protagonist enters a printer's shop in Barcelona and alludes to La luz del alma cristiana (1554) by the Erasmian
friar Felipe de Meneses.
tradition of interpreting Homer as an eirenic and fideistic skeptic is developed in chapter two with respect to its parodic and, at times, ludic implications.
1532) had worked as secretaries for Emperor Charles V and were associated with the Erasmian
circle in the imperial court.
On that reading More, himself something of an Erasmian
critic of the contemporary church and state, also proposes a serious critique of the increasingly fashionable Erasmian
This phonological shift is a welcome relief to the abrasive nonhistorical traditional "Erasmian
Nehemiah Wallington was not an educated professional but an impecunious wood-turner and--whereas Weinsberg was an Erasmian
Catholic--Wallington was a fanatical Puritan.
To conduct our analysis, we begin with the observation that Erasmus's masterpiece, the Encomium Moriae (Paris, 1511), forms a sequel to his collection of adages and that there is no more attentive student of Erasmian
paremiography than Moria or Folly herself, (1)
We are reminded that, in addition to reacting to the urgent developments of their day, the Romantics appreciated the ambivalent wisdom of Cervantes's literary and intellectual horizon: Platonic dialogue, Menippean satire, Erasmian
folly, and the profound comedy of the serio ludere tradition.
In exploring how the poetic first person is introduced in Shakespeare's procreation sonnets, I will be treating Sonnets 1-17 as a sequence within the sequence even though "that word, with its suggestions of linearity and its promise of unity, was not used of sonnet books in the period." (7) The primary motivation for this is not thematic: the Erasmian
argument for marriage, with its requisite imagery of ploughing and tilling, is only one (and by no means the most interesting) cohesive factor that encourages a sequential reading.
How should I pronounce the words-in the Erasmian
pronunciation I had learned in my initial study of Greek or in modern Greek pronunciation so that someone who spoke Greek could understand the story?