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Philology and the Shaping of the Modern Humanities
James Turner, University of Notre Dame

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Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities (Book) [show prizes]
Title: Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities
Author: James Turner
Abstract: In Philology, the first history of Western humanistic learning as a connected whole ever published in English, James Turner tells the forgotten story of how the study of languages and texts led to the modern humanities and the modern university.The narrative traces the development of humanistic learning from its beginning among ancient Greek scholars and rhetoricians, through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Enlgihtenment, to the English-speaking world of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Year: 2014
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Publisher: Princeton University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780691145648
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes