What Is “Western Civilization”?

A New Dualism in Spanish Literature?

The 16th century is a good time to start caring less about the physical body

I’d like to make some observations on the Spanish, on time, and on death. All of this has come to my mind after having read the Valdés brothers of the sixteenth century: Alfonso de Valdés and Juan…



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L.D. Burnett

Writer and historian from / in California’s Great Central Valley. Book, “Western Civilization: The History of an American Idea,” under contract w/ UNC Press.