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Four fools in the age of reason : laughter, cruelty, and power in early modern Germany

Outram, Dorinda, author

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  • Creator Dorinda Outram
  • Format Books
  • Publication Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019.
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  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 9780813942025, 0813942020, 9780813942018, 0813942012, 0813942020
  • OCLC on1084655468

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : numerus stultorum infinitus est -- Jacob Paul Gundling : the honor of historians and fools -- Salomon Jacob Morgenstern : newspapers, professors, and playing the fool -- Joseph Frohlich : of owls and other animals -- Peter Prosch : the last court fool -- Two deaths : the Hanswurst and the fool -- Conclusion : the end of the journey
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