Summary: VII. Science and Splendor: The Seventeenth Century20. The Consolidation of ModernityDaily Lives: The Suffering of Ordinary People in the Thirty Years' WarThe Thirty Years' War and Its AftermathThe Scientific RevolutionEconomic LifeThe Age of AbsolutismReading Selections: René Descartes, from the Discourse on Method. Thomas Hobbes, from Leviathan. John Locke, from the Second Treatise of Civil Government.21. The Baroque Style in Art and LiteratureBaroque in the ...show moreVisual ArtsBaroque PaintingBaroque Architecture and Sculpture in Rome: Gian Lorenzo BerniniLiterary BaroqueReading Selections: Saint Teresa of Ávila, from The Book of Her Life. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, A Philosophical Satire; Sonnet on a Portrait of Herself. Richard Crashaw, from The Flaming Heart. John Donne, from Holy Sonnets; from Elegies.22. Two Masters of Baroque Music: Handel and BachGeorge Frederick Handel (1685-1759): MessiahJohann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Christmas Oratorio and Toccata and Fugue in D Minor23. The Arts at the Court of Louis XIVLouis XIV (1638-1715) and AbsolutismVersaillesDaily Lives: Rituals at VersaillesFrench Court Ballet and the Origins of Modern Theatrical DancingFrench Neoclassical DramaMarie de la Vergne de La Fayette (1634-1693) and the Origins of the Modern NovelReading Selections: Molière, Tartuffe. Marie de la Vergne de La Fayette, from The Princess of Clèves. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 05
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