Assignment 3 – The Printed Word

On looking back in 1900, Henry Adams wondered whether the child of 1854 stood closer to the year 1 than to 1900. Similarly, looking at Vicesimus Knox, we ask do he and his account of printing in the 18th century seem closer to Socrates and Trithemius or to the writer of the Economist article on Luther in 2011.

Due: 2/10, 5:00 PM. Submit answer on bSpace assignment page.

For questions about the length or style of the essay, review the assignment guidelines. Please make sure to
  • answer the questions (a page or less)
  • provide citations (page numbers are fine if you’re referencing an assigned reading)
  • proofread your answer