Wednesday, July 29, 2020
The Cream of the Crop
James Hankins, "Cultural Revolution in the Renaissance?
(July 29, 2020):
I remember some years ago, well-launched into the introductory lecture of my course on Renaissance Florence, being stopped by a student in the first row, vigorously waving her hand. "Please, professor, I'm trying to remember: which comes first, the Renaissance or the Enlightenment?" This from a Harvard undergraduate, supposedly the cream of America's high school crop.