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Reading the world : encyclopedic writing in the scholastic age

Author: Mary Franklin-Brown
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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& DIV & The thirteenth century saw such a proliferation of new encyclopedic texts that more than one scholar has called it the & ldquo;century of the encyclopedias. & rdquo; Variously referred to as a & i & speculum & /i &, & i & thesaurus & /i &, or & i & imago mundi & /i & & mdash;the term & i & encyclopedia & /i & was not commonly applied to such books until the eighteenth century & mdash;these texts were  Read more...
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Franklin-Brown, Mary.
Reading the world.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011044420
(OCoLC)756577783
Named Person: Vincent, of Beauvais; Ramon Llull; Jean, de Meun; Ramon Llull
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Franklin-Brown
ISBN: 9780226260709 0226260704
OCLC Number: 806335297
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The archive --
The book of the world: encyclopedism and scholastic ways of knowing --
The order of the encyclopedia --
Narrative and natural history: the organization of the Speculum maius --
The obscure figures of the encyclopedia: tree paradigms in the Arbor scientiae --
Metaphor in the mirror of nature: nature's speech in the Roman de la rose --
Heterotopias --
A fissured mirror: the Speculum maius as heterotopia --
The phoenix in the mirror: the encyclopedic subject.
Responsibility: Mary Franklin-Brown.
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