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Ancients and Moderns in Europe

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comparative pespectives
Abstract:

The Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes, or Battle of the Books as it was known in England, famously pitted the Ancients on the one side and the Moderns on the other. This book presents a new intellectual history of the dispute, in which authors explore its manifestations across Europe in the arts and sciences, from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries.
By paying close attention to local institutional contexts for the Querelle, contributors yield a compl...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-11-30
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VF1:534
Language:
English
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Text

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