Harrison Village Library Catalog

Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943-

The swerve : how the world became modern / Stephen Greenblatt. - 1st ed. - New York : W.W. Norton, c2011. - 356 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-335) and index.

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.

9780393064476 : $26.95 0393064476 : $26.95

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Lucretius Carus, Titus--Influence.
Lucretius Carus, Titus. De rerum natura.


Renaissance.
Philosophy--History.
Science--History.
Modern civilization.

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