Swerve

How the Renaissance Began

«More wonderfully illuminating Renaissance history from a master scholar and historian (starred review)»

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A riveting, exemplary tale of the great cultural "swerve" known as the Renaissance. Les mer

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A riveting, exemplary tale of the great cultural "swerve" known as the Renaissance.

Detaljer

Forlag
Vintage
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
368
ISBN
9780099572442
Utgivelsesår
2012
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. He is the author of twelve books, including The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, which won the National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize, as well as the New York Times bestseller Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare and the classic university text Renaissance Self-Fashioning.

He is General Editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature and of The Norton Shakespeare, and has edited seven collections of literary criticism.

Anmeldelser

«More wonderfully illuminating Renaissance history from a master scholar and historian (starred review)»

Kirkus Reviews

«Superbly readable... An exciting story, and Greenblatt tells it with his customary clarity and verve»

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Daily Telegraph

«Superb history ... this concise, learned and fluently written book tells a remarkable story»

Charles Nicholl, Observer

«Dazzling»

Guardian

«In this outstandingly constructed assessment of the birth of philosophical modernity, renowned Shakespeare scholar Greenblatt deftly transports reader to the dawn of the Renaissance...Readers from across the humanities will find this enthralling account irresistible»

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