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Author Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943-

Title The swerve : how the world became modern / Stephen Greenblatt

Publ Info New York : W.W. Norton, [2011]
Edition First edition
 CCRI-Lincoln  PA6484 .G69 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  PA6484 .G69 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  PA6484 .G69 2011    AVAILABLE
 PC  PA6484 .G69 2011    NEW BOOK AREA
 RIC  PA6484 .G69 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PA6484 .G69 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PA6484 .G69 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PA6484 .G69 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Bibliography: p. [309]-335
Includes index
Contents The book hunter -- The moment of discovery -- In search of Lucretius -- The teeth of time -- Birth and rebirth -- In the lie factory -- A pit to catch foxes -- The way things are -- The return -- Swerves -- Afterlives
LC subject Lucretius Carus, Titus -- Influence
Lucretius Carus, Titus. De rerum natura
Philosophy, Renaissance
Science, Renaissance
Civilization, Modern
ISBN 9780393064476 (hardcover)
0393064476 (hardcover)