The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Publish date: 2011
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Edition language: English
I really enjoyed this book, but I also felt slightly disappointed. I'm not very familiar with the Renaissance or many of the movements discussed -- humanism, atomism, Epicureanism, and it was fascinating. But I felt that Greenblatt's concentration on the impact of De Rerum Naturum on a few selected ...