TITLE

Greenblatt's Curious Omission

AUTHOR(S)
Esolen, Anthony
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct2011, Issue 216, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the claim of scholar Stephen Greenblatt that being beautiful is a sin during the Middle Ages. He focuses on his disappointment in Greenblatt who acquired knowledge in several disciplines and his error in presuming that medieval people do not appreciate beauty. He offers information on what beauty means to architect Leon Battista Alberti and playwright William Shakespeare.
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