Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt suggests that a single poem changed the course of history and led to the beginning of the renaissance in his book, "The Swerve: How the World Became Modern." We reprise a portion of the interview as part of our special holiday programming.
From the Archives: Stephen Greenblatt
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Stephen Greenblatt, professor of humanities at Harvard University and author of books including "Shakespeare's Freedom" and "Hamlet in Purgatory"