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Between the Ancients and Moderns: Baroque Culture in Restoration England Joseph M. Levine

Between the Ancients and Moderns: Baroque Culture in Restoration England

Joseph M. Levine

Published September 10th 1999
ISBN : 9780300079142
Hardcover
296 pages
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The quarrel between the ancients and moderns was resumed in the 17th century as writers and artists debated how far to risk the freedom to innovate. This text argues that it was this tension that gave unity to the cultural life of the period andMoreThe quarrel between the ancients and moderns was resumed in the 17th century as writers and artists debated how far to risk the freedom to innovate. This text argues that it was this tension that gave unity to the cultural life of the period and helped define its baroque character.