Francis Bacon's The new Atlantis [electronic resource] : new interdisciplinary essays / edited by Bronwen Price.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2002.
Description
1 online resource (222 p.)

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Series
Texts in culture. [More in this series]
Restrictions note
Open Access
Summary note
This volume of essays on Bacon's ""The New Atlantis"" provides a dialogue between a range of critical perspectives, encompassing cultural history, history of science, literature and politics of early modern culture, incorporating the practical and visionary, utility and utopia.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
English
Contents
  • Contents; Series introduction; Acknowledgements; Chronology; 1 Introduction - BRONWEN PRICE; 2 Narrative contexts for Bacon's New Atlantis - PAUL SALZMAN; 3 Persuasions to science: Baconian rhetoric and the New Atlantis - SARAH HUTTON; 4 Ethics and politics in the New Atlantis - DAVID COLCLOUGH; 5 Natural knowledge in the New Atlantis - RICHARD SERJEANTSON; 6 On the miracles in Bacon's New Atlantis - JERRY WEINBERGER; 7 'Books will speak plain'? Colonialism, Jewishness and politics in Bacon's New Atlantis - CLAIRE JOWITT
  • 8 'Strange things so probably told': gender, sexual difference and knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis - KATE AUGHTERSON9 Censorship and the institution of knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis - SIMON WORTHAM; Notes on contributors; Select bibliography; Index
ISBN
  • 1-280-73406-X
  • 9786610734061
  • 1-84779-034-8
  • 1-4175-7800-9
OCLC
  • 191925980
  • 935227811
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