The Ugly Renaissance: Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
I received an uncorrected proof via Goodreads First Reads program. The Renaissance is always seen by popular culture as the reestablishment of learning and art after the lull of the Dark and Middle Ages, whether this correct or not it is the view Alexander Lee takes on the outset of his book "The ...
Disclaimer: ARC read via Netgalley. The popularity of the Renaissance to the modern mind can’t be overstated. Whether it is due to the works of Shakespeare, the romance of star crossed lovers, sweaty men astride horses, certain Showtime series, or the sense of fashion, something ab...