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The uses of curiosity in early modern France and Germany

Author: Neil Kenny
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, institutions and writers discussed curiosity. This book investigates that obsession in a new way, developing a language-based approach that contributes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Kenny
ISBN: 0199271364 9780199271368
OCLC Number: 62421035
Description: xii, 484 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Institutions : university --
1.1. Curiosity and universities in Central and Northern Germany --
1.2. Defining curiosity --
1.3. 'Adapted to the ways of today' : using curiosity --
1.4. Conclusions --
2. Institutions : church --
2.1. Curiosity in church discourses --
2.2. Avoiding curiosity, more or less --
2.3. Accommodating curiosity, more or less --
2.4. Conclusions --
3. Institutions : the culture of curiosities discursive tendencies : collecting --
3.1. The culture of curiosities --
3.2. Collecting and narrating as discursive tendencies --
3.3. Calling objects 'curious' --
3.4. Discourses --
3.5. Across discourses --
3.6. Conclusions --
4. Discursive tendencies : narrating sexes : male.
Responsibility: Neil Kenny.
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Neil Kenny is not the first to note the early modern preoccuaption with curiosity, but his book...is the most comprehensive and careful study of it to date. * Lorraine Daston, London Review of Books Read more...

 
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