A Man Very Well Studyed : New Contexts for Thomas Browne (Hardback)
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Language: English . Brand New Book. For many years, scholarship on Thomas Browne (1605-1682) saw him as tangential to his period s thought and writing: an obscure and quaint stylist, detached from the turbulence of mid-seventeenth century England. This volume contributes to the current reevalution of Browne s involvement in his times: identifying his political commitments, milieu, reading, and readers. The essays collected in this volume place Browne s works in unexpected contexts - in Holland, Poland and Germany, in Restoration politics, in publishing history and medical theory. It presents new research into his reputation in the later seventeenth century, his manuscripts, medical dissertation, association with the Hartlib circle and habits of revision. Essays on familiar works place them in new light, while readings of his letters, notebooks, and lesser works broaden our understanding of Browne as a writer. The result is a fuller picture of Browne s significance in seventeenth-century European culture. Contributors include: Eric Achermann, Hugh Adlington, Reid Barbour, Harm Beukers, Siobhan Collins, Louise Denmead, Karen Edwards, Doris Einsiedel, Kevin Killeen, Mary Ann Lund, Philip Major, Antonia Moon, Kathryn Murphy, Brent Nelson, and Claire Preston. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9789004171732
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A propos de l'auteur: Kathryn Murphy is Junior Research Fellow in English at Jesus College, Oxford. She writes on early modern literature, particularly prose. Richard Todd is Professor of British literature at after 1500 at Leiden University. He has published on many aspects of the early modern period, most recently on textual scholarship, and on contemporary British fiction.
Titre : A Man Very Well Studyed : New Contexts for ...
Éditeur : Brill, Netherlands
Date d'édition : 2008
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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