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

Author: Howard Marchitello
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Redefining literature and art as knowledge-producing practices and recasting the practices of emergent science as imaginative, creative, and literary, this book draws upon recent work to argue for a more complex understanding of early modern culture in which the scientific can be said to produce the literary and the literary the scientific.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Marchitello
ISBN: 9780199608058 0199608059
OCLC Number: 746476646
Description: viii, 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.
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