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Ship of Fools
by Katherine Anne Porter


Overview - The title of this book is a translation from the German of Das Narrenschiff, a moral allegory by Sebastian Brant. The author read it in Basel in the summer of 1932 when she had still vividly in mind the impressions of her fist voyage to Europe. She took for her own this simple almost universal image of the ship of this world on its voyage to eternity.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The title of this book is a translation from the German of Das Narrenschiff, a moral allegory by Sebastian Brant. The author read it in Basel in the summer of 1932 when she had still vividly in mind the impressions of her fist voyage to Europe. She took for her own this simple almost universal image of the ship of this world on its voyage to eternity.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316713900
  • ISBN-10: 0316713902
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • Publish Date: May 1984
  • Page Count: 497


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