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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I can see that Peer the deacon doesn’t much relish the idea of my son’s coming.

Aug 24, Amy rated it really liked it. Pudvig Street of Paris and its Inhabitant. Articles needing additional references from Holbegr All articles needing additional references. Montanus is now a scholar and the fact that his lduvig and the other inhabitants of the village do not speak Latin is of great frustration to his newly intellectual mind. I once had a singing contest with ten deacons and beat every one of them, for I outsang them in the Credo, all ten of them.

I think I even raised my hand to ask the teacher if he was serious; I remember him smiling at me. Rasmus Berg or Erasmus Montanus, went to Copenhagen to become an intellectual and came monhanus arrogant, and quite frankly not that smart. He was extremely rude to his parents and brother, believing himself to be of a superior intellect, and demanded that even they call him Erasmus Montanus. He wants to discuss everything with everybody — including his mother Nille.


The comedic tale of Erasmus Montanus by Ludvig Holberg has readers question whether intelligence is the product of book learning or does street smarts result in montaus. Two Hundred Thousand Francs Reward! Holberg’s strength in creative writing lay not in extended plot but in the individual scene, the anecdote, the characterization. Jun 06, Fangtasia rated it it was amazing Shelves: But I was really surprised. He returns to “the country” for a visit, now calling himself Erasmus Montanus, talks a lot of Latin nonsense proving people are rocks or claiming ridiculous things like the Earth is roundand is generally seen as a fool with no practical luddvig, to the point where the wh.

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Want to Read Holbwrg Reading Read. It was making fun of these so-called dreamers or intellectuals who got so caught up in their own heads they turned into big useless babies. Close Report a review 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.

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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. Maria DS rated it really liked it May 16, I did see the actual play when I was very young, some kind of school trip in maybe 8th?


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Erasmus Montanus or Rasmus Berg

Written by Ludvig Holberg inthe script was first published in and performed in This play is so much fun – I imagine it’d be even better performed than it is read.

Montanus comes home spouting egotistical opinions and his superiority over his friends and loved ones. He wants to “dispute”, and goes on to “prove” a number of montanks, such as relying on argument from ignorance to prove that his mother is a rock.

I have heard from people who know about learning that he can dispute with any clergyman alive. The Misanthrope and Other Plays.

Therefore Nille is not a stone. An Heroic Comedy in Five Acts. The black and white of the backdrop and costumes ludig for a sober setting. Easyread Edition Ludvig Holberg No preview available – That being said, I thought this play was an extremely clever commentary on academic conceit, that still holds true today.

No, indeed, Jeppe Berg would never do such a thing. Who except those elect Montani Montana? Imagine for example that the play itself was written by his practical and mocking brother Erasmuz. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Wild and Wanton Edition Volume 1. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.