Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England
Juliet Cummins, David Burchell
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2007 - Literary Criticism - 241 pages
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.
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