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The Resource The swerve : how the world became modern, Stephen Greenblatt

The swerve : how the world became modern, Stephen Greenblatt

Label
The swerve : how the world became modern
Title
The swerve
Title remainder
how the world became modern
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Greenblatt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
DLC
Dewey number
940.2/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6484
LC item number
.G69 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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how the world became modern
Label
The swerve : how the world became modern, Stephen Greenblatt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Return
  • Swerves
  • Afterlives
  • The book hunter
  • Moment of discovery
  • In search of Lucretius
  • Teeth of time
  • Birth and rebirth
  • In the lie factory
  • A pit to catch foxes
  • Way things are
Control code
19314359
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393064476
Lccn
2011019765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color facsimiles, color photographs
System control number
(SKY)sky238200092
Label
The swerve : how the world became modern, Stephen Greenblatt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Return
  • Swerves
  • Afterlives
  • The book hunter
  • Moment of discovery
  • In search of Lucretius
  • Teeth of time
  • Birth and rebirth
  • In the lie factory
  • A pit to catch foxes
  • Way things are
Control code
19314359
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393064476
Lccn
2011019765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color facsimiles, color photographs
System control number
(SKY)sky238200092

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