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The battle of the books in its historical setting,

Author: Anne Elizabeth Burlingame
Publisher: New York, B.W. Huebsch, Inc., 1920.
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Genre/Form: History
Classical literature
Querrelle des Anciens et des Modernes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burlingame, Anne Elizabeth, 1881-
Battle of the books in its historical setting.
New York, B.W. Huebsch, inc., 1920
(OCoLC)654966316
Named Person: Jonathan Swift
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Elizabeth Burlingame
OCLC Number: 4645574
Notes: Published also as thesis (Ph. D.) Columbia university, 1921.
Description: x pages, 2 leaves, 3-225 pages 19 cm
Contents: Introduction.--Introductory chapter: The attitude toward the classical authors during the mediaeval period. Italian humanism. Humanism beyond the Alps. Montaigne.--The scientific phase: Francis Bacon. Galileo. Descartes. Thomas Hobbes.--The literary phase: Contrast between the thought environment of the seventeenth century and our own. Sir William Temple's Essay upon ancient and modern learning. William Wotton's Reflections. Richard Bentley's Dissertation. Jonathan Swift's Tale of a tub and The battle of the books. The French point of view as compared with the English. Charles Perrault. Fontenlle. Conclusion.
Responsibility: by Anne Elizabeth Burlingame, introduction by James Harvey Robinson.

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