Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England

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These essays throw new light on the complex relations between science, literature and rhetoric as avenues to discovery in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds examine the agency of early modern poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers, natural philosophers and artists in remaking their culture and reforming ideas about human understanding. Analyzing the ways in which the works of such diverse writers as Shakespeare, Bacon, Hobbes, Milton, Cavendish, Boyle, Pope and ...

Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138265318

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Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England 2007, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754657811

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