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The Resource Literature and encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain : the pursuit of complete knowledge, Seth Rudy

Literature and encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain : the pursuit of complete knowledge, Seth Rudy

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Literature and encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain : the pursuit of complete knowledge
Title
Literature and encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain
Title remainder
the pursuit of complete knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Seth Rudy
Title variation
  • Encyclopedism in enlightenment Britain
  • Pursuit of complete knowledge
Title variation remainder
the pursuit of complete knowledge
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title tells the story of long-term aspirations to comprehend, record, and disseminate complete knowledge of the world. It draws on a wide range of literary and non-literary works from the early modern era and British Enlightenment.--
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1978-
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Rudy, Seth
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Palgrave studies in the Enlightenment, romanticism and cultures of print
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Knowledge, Theory of, in literature
  • Enlightenment
  • Encyclopedists
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • Learning and scholarship
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Literature and encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain : the pursuit of complete knowledge, Seth Rudy
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-241) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: concepts of completeness -- Complete bodies, whole arts, and the limits of epic -- Worlds apart: epic and encyclopedia in the Augustan age -- Mid-century experiments in encyclopedism -- Collapse and reconstitution: epic and encyclopedia revisited -- Coda: the angel and the algorithm -- Appendix
Control code
ocn881655990
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 253 pages
Isbn
9781137411532
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
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(OCoLC)881655990
Label
Literature and encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain : the pursuit of complete knowledge, Seth Rudy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: concepts of completeness -- Complete bodies, whole arts, and the limits of epic -- Worlds apart: epic and encyclopedia in the Augustan age -- Mid-century experiments in encyclopedism -- Collapse and reconstitution: epic and encyclopedia revisited -- Coda: the angel and the algorithm -- Appendix
Control code
ocn881655990
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 253 pages
Isbn
9781137411532
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)881655990

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