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Imagining the unimaginable : the poetics of early modern astronomy

Author: Ladina Bezzola Lambert
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2002.
Dissertation: doctoral University of Zurich 1999
Series: Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 58.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ladina Bezzola Lambert
ISBN: 9042015780 9789042015784
OCLC Number: 49722096
Description: ix, 182 pages : 3 illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: IllustrationsAcknowledgementsIntroduction1 How Metaphors Matter: Astolfo's Lunar Journey in the Orlando furioso2 Images Proposed in Jest: Galileo's Sidereus nuncius and the Dialogue3 The Stuff that Dreams are Made of: Kepler's Somnium4 Worlds of Words: Cyrano de Bergerac's Lune and Soleil5 Metaphors as Systems of Thought: Fontenelle, Cyrano, Wilkins and Huygens6 Representing the Unimaginability of the Imaginable: Italo Calvino's Castello dei destini incrociati and Le citta invisibiliBibliography
Series Title: Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, 58.
Responsibility: Ladina Bezzola Lambert.
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