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"I have always loved the holy tongue" : Isaac Casaubon, the Jews, and a forgotten chapter in Renaissance scholarship

Author: Anthony Grafton; Joanna Weinberg
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The French Protestant Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) is known through his pedantic namesake in George Eliot's "Middlemarch." This book reveals the real Casaubon as a genuine literary hero. It follows  Read more...

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Grafton, Anthony.
"I have always loved the holy tongue".
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010012951
(OCoLC)555658545
Named Person: Isaac Casaubon; Isaac Casaubon; Isaac Casaubon
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Grafton; Joanna Weinberg
ISBN: 9780674058491 0674058496
OCLC Number: 709591722
Notes: "Based on the Carl Newell Jackson lectures"--Prelim. p.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 380 p.) : ill.
Responsibility: Anthony Grafton, Joanna Weinberg ; with Alastair Hamilton.

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Grafton and Weinberg's thoroughly researched account of Casaubon--not only his study of Hebrew texts but also his complicated relationship with Jewish friends, suggesting that "his openness to Read more...

 
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