Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (Routledge Classics) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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"The intelligence at work in these essays is alert, imaginative." -- New York Review of Books

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Stephen J. Greenblatt is the Class of 1932 Professor of English at the University of California at Berkeley. He has published widely on Renaissance literature and culture. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0097A2N0O
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Routledge; 1st edition (December 21, 2015)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ December 21, 2015
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2867 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 282 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 0415771609
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Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. General Editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature and The Norton Shakespeare, he is also the author of thirteen books, including The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve; The Swerve: How the World Became Modern; Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare; Hamlet in Purgatory; Practicing New Historicism; Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World; and Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture. He has edited six collections of criticism, is the co-author (with Charles Mee) of a play, Cardenio, and is a founding coeditor of the journal Representations. He was named the 2016 Holberg Prize Laureate. Additional honors include the MLA's James Russell Lowell Prize, for Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England, the Distinguished Humanist Award from the Mellon Foundation, and the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of California, Berkeley. He was president of the Modern Language Association of America and has been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the American Philosophical Society.

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