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The swerve : how the Renaissance began, Stephen Greenblatt

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The swerve : how the Renaissance began
Title
The swerve
Title remainder
how the Renaissance began
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Greenblatt
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it
Summary
A humanities professor describes the impact had by the translation of the last remaining manuscript of On the Nature of Things by Roman philosopher Lucretius, which fueled the Renaissance and inspired artists, great thinkers and scientists
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2012.
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10009952
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1943-
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Greenblatt, Stephen
Dewey number
940.2'1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus
  • Renaissance
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how the world became modern
Label
The swerve : how the Renaissance began, Stephen Greenblatt
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
357 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781407496313
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781407496313
Label
The swerve : how the Renaissance began, Stephen Greenblatt
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
357 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781407496313
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781407496313

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