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 (xii, 209 pages).

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Series
Texts in culture [More in this series]
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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Print version record.
Language note
English.
Contents
  • Introduction / Bronwen Price
  • Narrative contexts for Bacon's New Atlantis / Paul Salzman
  • Persuasions to science: Baconian rhetoric and the New Atlantis / Sarah Hutton
  • Ethics and politics in the New Atlantis / David Colclough
  • Natural knowledge in the New Atlantis / Richard Serjeantson
  • On the miracles in Bacon's New Atlantis / Jerry Weinberger
  • 'Books will speak plain'? Colonialism, Jewishness and politics in Bacon's New Atlantis / Claire Jowitt
  • 'Strange things so probably told': gender, sexual difference and knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis / Kate Aughterson
  • Censorship and the institution of knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis / Simon Wortham.
ISBN
  • 1417578009 (electronic bk.)
  • 9781417578009 (electronic bk.)
  • 9781847790347 (electronic bk.)
  • 1847790348 (electronic bk.)
  • 128073406X
  • 9781280734069
OCLC
57756779
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