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Religio medici, and ; Hydriotaphia, or, Urne-buriall

Author: Thomas Browne, Sir; Stephen Greenblatt; Ramie Targoff
Publisher: New York, NY : The New York Review of Books, ©2012.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
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Here this baroque master's two most enduring and admired works. In Religio Medici Browne mulls over the relation between his medical profession and his profession of the Christian faith, pondering the respective claims of science and religion, questions that are still very much alive today. The discovery of an ancient burial site in an English field prompted Browne to write Urne-Buriall, which is both an early  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Browne, Sir; Stephen Greenblatt; Ramie Targoff
ISBN: 1590174887 9781590174883
OCLC Number: 809543653
Notes: Sir Thomas Browne is one of the supreme stylists of the English language: a coiner of words and spinner of phrases to rival Shakespeare; the wielder of a weird and wonderful erudition.
Description: xli, 170 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Hydriotaphia
Urne-buriall
Responsibility: Sir Thomas Browne ; edited and with an introduction by Stephen Greenblatt and Ramie Targoff.

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A new edition of Browne's two most enduring and beloved works, Religio Medici and Urne-Buriall.  Read more...

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