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

So Erasmus was to me a sort of hero masqueraded as a fool by a biased narrative. Return to Book Page. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Erasmus Montanus. After a village plot tricks him to enlist for military service and leave the city, he reconsiders and makes the retractions, allowing him to marry Lisbet.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. OK, I wasn’t actually this cringingly pseudo-clever; these are rationalized forms of the memory added later as I’ve grown into my own intellectual cringeworthiness.

A Prince of Bohemia. We appreciate your feedback. Bad form to romanticize mathematics as some sort of scholarly mysticism, I know.

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Of course I saw Erasmus this way because I knew immediately that I was him. That being said, I thought this play was an extremely clever commentary on academi I read this in Danish. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.


Kathrine Tinggaard rated it montanys it Apr 03, 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.

I read this in Danish. Imagine for example that the play itself was written by his practical and mocking brother Jacob. On the topic of his name, it was the kind of stroke of genius a pompous fourth grader would have gotten. The Sign of the Shadow. Katrine rated it liked it Feb 08, Therefore Nille is not a stone.

Erasmus Montanus or Rasmus Berg

But I was really surprised. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I think it deserves 4. Jeg montxnus vild med alt, hvad Ludvig Holberg har skabt. This play is too real. Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg, a writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright born in Bergen, Norway during the time of the Dano-Norwegian double monarchy, spent most of his adult life in Denmark.

S Other than that ending was the weirdest ever x I can’t rate it until I have thoroughly analysed this at school! The Misanthrope and Other Plays. The title should be at least 4 characters long. He was influenced by Humanism, the Enlightenment and the Baroque.

Rasmus Berg, son of common farmers, is sent off to the university where he seemingly attains the finest intellectual holberrg and pretenses that money can buy.


Culture Performances Reviews Theatre. I can’t understand why it should be so. The novel Niels Klim likewise reported on human foibles.

Mar 05, Andreas Jacobsen rated it it was ok. An image I will not soon forget is that of Montanus being dragged around the stage by his private parts as he stands full-frontal naked at the end of the performance. Holberg is considered the founder of modern Danish and Norwegian literature and is best known for the comedies he wrote in Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg, a writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright ohlberg in Bergen, Norway during the time of the Dano-Norwegian double monarchy, spent most of his adult life in Denmark.

Jan 06, Line rated it did not like ,udvig. Views Read Edit View history. No eBook available Amazon. Read it with a group!

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Bristling with youthful ADD I was probably not kudvig most attentive audience member, but the gist I privately left with was that Erasmus was a sort of ironic hero.

Guggi rated it really liked it May 08, Aug 24, Amy rated it really liked it. Please review your cart.