Renaissance Court Literature
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The paper contends that the Renaissance was one of the most prolific and influential times in all of human history. The paper discusses how Renaissance literature is still being read and acted out today as it was thousands of years ago. The paper explains that the most important aspect of the Renaissance was the invention of the printing press that ensured the survival of much of the work that was produced during those years. The paper looks at many of the works of literature and poetry of that time period.
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