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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Judy A Hayden
|Description:||xi, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Intersections and cross-fertilization / Judy A. Hayden. --
Part 1: Inquiry and Fact: Directing the Course of Knowledge: Inquiries, heads and directions: orienting early modern travel . Daniel Carey ; Forming knowledge: natural philosophy and English travel writing / Julia Schleck ; Geography and authority in the Royal Society's instructions for travelers / Jason H. Pearl. --
Part 2: New Science, New Worlds: Traditions of the monstrous in William Dampier's New Holland / Geraldine Barnes ; Writing 'science fiction' in the shadow of war: bodily transgressions in Cavendish's Blazing World / Holly Faith Nelson and Sharon Alker ; 'As far as a woman's reasoning may go': Aphra Behn, Oroonoko, and the new science / Judy A. Hayden ; Roger Phequewell, colonial man of science: re-reading imperial fantasy in Merryland / Marcia Nichols. --
Part 3: Charting Knowledge, Mapping Encounters: Telescopic voyages: Galileo and the invention of lunar cartography / Howard Marchitello. Defoe the geographer: redefining the wonderful in A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain / Jesse Edwards. --
Part 4 The Curiosity of Travel: Spectating science in the early modern collection / Barbara M. Benedict. --
Selected works cited --
|Responsibility:||[edited by] Judy A. Hayden.|
Focuses on the intersection and the cross-fertilization between the travel narrative, literary discourse, and the New Philosophy in the early modern to early eighteenth-century historical periods. This title examines how science and the literary discourse of the travel narrative become intrinsically linked.
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