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The Resource Science, literature and rhetoric in early modern England, edited by Juliet Cummins and David Burchell

Science, literature and rhetoric in early modern England, edited by Juliet Cummins and David Burchell

Label
Science, literature and rhetoric in early modern England
Title
Science, literature and rhetoric in early modern England
Statement of responsibility
edited by Juliet Cummins and David Burchell
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
These essays throw new light on the complex relations between science, literature and rhetoric as avenues to discovery in the 17th and 18th centuries. Scholars examine the agency of early modern poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers, natural philosophers and artists in remaking their culture and reforming ideas about human understanding
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR438.S37
LC item number
S35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cummins, Juliet
  • Burchell, David
Series statement
Literary and scientific cultures of early modernity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Literature and science
  • Science
  • Rhetoric
  • English language
  • Great Britain
  • Knowledge, Theory of, in literature
  • Philosophy of nature in literature
  • Science in literature
Label
Science, literature and rhetoric in early modern England, edited by Juliet Cummins and David Burchell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fashioned image of poetry or the regular instruction of philosophy?": truth, utility, and the natural sciences in early modern England / Peter Harrison -- Mapping regeneration in The winter's tale / Anne Sutherland -- "A plain blunt man": hobbes, science, and rhetoric revisited / David Burchell -- Reformed catechism and scientific method in Milton's Of education and paradise lost / Angelica Duran -- Rewriting the revolution: Milton, Bacon, and the Royal Society rhetoricians / Catherine Gimelli Martin -- A philosophical duchess: understanding Margaret Cavendish and the Royal Society / Peter Dear -- Literary responses to Robert Boyle's natural philosophy / Peter Anstey -- Milton's chaos in Pope's London / Sophie Gee -- Global analogies: cosmology, geosymmetry, and skepticism in some works of Aphra Behn / Robert Markley
Control code
ocm78893016
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9780754657811
Lccn
2007001208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Science, literature and rhetoric in early modern England, edited by Juliet Cummins and David Burchell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fashioned image of poetry or the regular instruction of philosophy?": truth, utility, and the natural sciences in early modern England / Peter Harrison -- Mapping regeneration in The winter's tale / Anne Sutherland -- "A plain blunt man": hobbes, science, and rhetoric revisited / David Burchell -- Reformed catechism and scientific method in Milton's Of education and paradise lost / Angelica Duran -- Rewriting the revolution: Milton, Bacon, and the Royal Society rhetoricians / Catherine Gimelli Martin -- A philosophical duchess: understanding Margaret Cavendish and the Royal Society / Peter Dear -- Literary responses to Robert Boyle's natural philosophy / Peter Anstey -- Milton's chaos in Pope's London / Sophie Gee -- Global analogies: cosmology, geosymmetry, and skepticism in some works of Aphra Behn / Robert Markley
Control code
ocm78893016
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
241 p.
Isbn
9780754657811
Lccn
2007001208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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