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The machine in the text : science and literature in the age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Author: Howard Marchitello
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2011] ©2011
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Critical examination of the relationship between literature and science--and more broadly, art and nature--in the early modern period. Draws on major writers of the period to redefine literature and art as knowledge-producing activities and recast emerging sciences as imaginative, creative, and literary.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Marchitello
ISBN: 9780199608058 0199608059
OCLC Number: 1156743701
Description: [xi], 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : science studies and early modern literature and culture --
Gray's Inn revels, 1594-5 --
Hamlet's machine --
Galileo's telescope --
John Donne's new science writing --
Nature's art --
Time's arrow --
Conclusion : being archaic.
Responsibility: Howard Marchitello.

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Critical examination of the relationship between literature and science--and more broadly, art and nature--in the early modern period. Draws on major writers of the period to redefine literature and art as knowledge-producing activities and recast emerging sciences as imaginative, creative, and literary.

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