Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature by Elizabeth Spiller
The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580-1670 (Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture)

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This monograph documents the development of two cultures and disciplines: science and literature--through a shared aesthetic of knowledge. It brings together key works in early modern science and imaginative literature, ranging from the anatomy of William Harvey and the experimentalism of William Gilbert to the fiction of Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser and Margaret Cavendish.
 

About Elizabeth Spiller

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Elizabeth Spiller is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Department of English, Texas Christian University. She has published in a number of journals including Renaissance Quarterly, Criticism, Studies in English Literature, and Modern Language Quarterly.
 
Published May 27, 2004 by Cambridge University Press. 230 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction