Pleasures of the Imagination - Brewer, John

In 1660, England was a cultural wasteland. Historian John Brewer charts the growth of the literary and artistic milieus later amplified in cofeehouses, libraries, pleasure gardens, and theaters. Brewer offers a radical reconsideration of the roots of modernity in a crucial century poised between the old ways and the new world to come. of color ...

Pleasures of the Imagination 1997, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374234584