Black Letter as a Social Discriminant in the Seventeenth Century

  title={Black Letter as a Social Discriminant in the Seventeenth Century},
  author={Charles C. Mish},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  pages={627 - 630}
  • Charles C. Mish
  • Published 1 June 1953
  • History
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
near to a Milton who was SOOQ to be deeply altered in the fires of civil war and official polemic. Here we see him still youthfully receptive of the enchantments of Baroque Rome: flattered bythe attention of Cardinal Barberini at the musical entertainment, perhaps in the grandiose palace which Bernini had just completed for the family; moved by the grandeur of the Vatican Library with its stupendous treasure of manuscripts, like every scholar who has been privileged to visit it for the last… 
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