John Milton, sex and the private academies of 17th century Italy | Curio

John Milton, sex and the private academies of 17th century Italy

10 mins | May 28, 2017

Anna Beer, a biographer of the poet John Milton, writes in The Idler about the libertines and the avant-garde artists he encountered when he took a trip to Italy in 1638; and in particular about the remarkable female composer Barbara Strozzi

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From The Idler