Narrative and meaning in early modern England : Browne's skull and other histories (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Narrative and meaning in early modern England : Browne's skull and other histories

Author: Howard Marchitello
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Howard Marchitello's study of narrative techniques in Renaissance discourse analyzes imaginative conjunctions of literary texts, such as those by Shakespeare and Thomas Browne, with developments in scientific and technical writing. In Narrative and meaning in early modern England he explores the relationship between a range of early modern discourses, such as cartography, anatomy, and travel writing, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Thomas Browne, Sir; Thomas Browne, Sir; William Shakespeare; Thomas Browne; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Thomas Browne, Sir; Thomas Browne; Thomas (Philosoph Browne; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Marchitello
ISBN: 0521580250 9780521580250 9780521036863 0521036860
OCLC Number: 36023991
Description: xiv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: narrationalities --
Shakespeare's Othello and Vesalius's Fabrica: anatomy, gender, and the narrative production of meaning --
(Dis)embodied letters and The merchant of Venice: writing, editing, history --
Political maps: the production of cartography in early modern England --
Possessing the New World: historicism and the story of the anecdote --
Browne's skull.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 20.
Responsibility: Howard Marchitello.
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Howard Marchitello's 1997 study of narrative techniques in Renaissance discourse analyses imaginative conjunctions of literary texts with developments in scientific and technical writing. Marchitello  Read more...

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