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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 11 citing Wonder & Science: Imagining Worlds in Early Modern Europe. 

The Invention of the Eyewitness: Witnessing and Testimony in Early Modern France

Andrea Frisch - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 195 pages
Invention of the Eyewitness: Witnessing and Testimony in Early Modern France
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Empire Islands: Castaways, Cannibals, And Fantasies of Conquest

Rebecca Weaver-Hightower - Cannibalism in literature - 2007 - 277 pages
Through a detailed unpacking of the castaway genre’s appeal in English literature, Empire Islands forwards our understanding of the sociopsychology of British Empire. Rebecca ...
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Fairy-tale Science: Monstrous Generation in the Tales of Straparola and Basile

Suzanne Magnanini - History - 2008 - 221 pages
"Between 1550 and 1650, marvellous stories of women giving birth to animals, young girls growing penises, and valiant men slaying dragons appeared in Europe. Circulated in ...
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Fictions and Fakes: Forging Romantic Authenticity, 1760-1845

Margaret Russett - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 258 pages
British Romantic literature descends from a line of impostors, forgers and frauds. Through a series of case-studies - beginning with the golden age of forgery in the late ...
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Imagination and Politics in Seventeenth-century England

Todd Wayne Butler - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 200 pages
Grounded in the language of early moderns themselves, this study proposes a new epistemology of early modern politics, which sees human thought as a precursor to political ...
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Science and Technology in Colonial America

William E. Burns - History - 2005 - 182 pages
Covers how science and technology impacted the everyday life of colonial Americans.
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Sublimity and Skepticism in Montaigne and Milton

David Louis Sedley - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 208 pages
Traditional approaches to understanding sublimity and skepticism have often asserted the importance of one concept over the other. This book argues that literary and ...
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Sublimity and Skepticism in Montaigne and Milton

David Louis Sedley - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 208 pages
Traditional approaches to understanding sublimity and skepticism have often asserted the importance of one concept over the other. This book argues that literary and ...
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The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Ceri Sullivan - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 296 pages
There is a kind of conscience some men keepe, Is like a Member that's benumb'd with sleepe; Which, as it gathers Blood, and wakes agen, It shoots, and pricks, and feeles as ...
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