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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present
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ART - ARCHITECTURE - CULTURE > 16th Century (Jacque Barzun's Analysis)

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All,

I have found the spotlighted selection to be a very dense and thoughtful book.

However, Barzun integrates the various centuries and time periods within each chapter making it somewhat difficult to keep everything straight.

I am setting up a glossary century by century folder so that we can outline and keep straight what Barzun says about each time period. Please feel free to add to each folder.

This is the folder for the 16th Century.


From Dawn to Decadence 500 Years of Western Cultural Life 1500 to the Present by Jacques Barzun


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This site offers a fairly comprehensive line up of the 16th century:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/16th_cen...


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This is an interesting site highlighting 16th century Renaissance Literature:

http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/


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The 16th Century:

http://www.lepg.org/sixteen.htm


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Norton Anthology of English Literature - 16th Century:

Quite a nice site with some audio presentations of the literature of this century:

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/engli...



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Sixteenth Century Society and Publication:

http://www.sixteenthcentury.org/iter....


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Italian Painting of the 16th Century:

The National Gallery of Art:

http://www.nga.gov/collection/gallery...


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