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The Resource The uses of the future in early modern Europe, edited by Andrea Brady and Emily Butterworth ; with a foreword by Peter Burke

The uses of the future in early modern Europe, edited by Andrea Brady and Emily Butterworth ; with a foreword by Peter Burke

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The uses of the future in early modern Europe
Title
The uses of the future in early modern Europe
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edited by Andrea Brady and Emily Butterworth ; with a foreword by Peter Burke
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eng
Summary
This collection of essays examines the idea of the future in early modern European literature, politics, religion, science, and social life. Investigating how both elite and popular writers represented their access to or control over the future, it proposes new insights into one of the defining characteristics of modernity.--
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1974-
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Brady, Andrea
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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1937-
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  • Butterworth, Emily
  • Burke, Peter
Series statement
Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture
Series volume
12
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  • English literature
  • French literature
  • Future, The, in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Renaissance
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The uses of the future in early modern Europe, edited by Andrea Brady and Emily Butterworth ; with a foreword by Peter Burke
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Contents
In pursuit of the millennia: Robert Crowley's changing concept of apocalypticism / A. Wade Razzi -- Montaigne's forays into the undiscovered country / Richard Scholar -- 'My promise sent unto myself': futurity and the language of obligation in Sidney's Old Arcadia / J.K. Barret -- Turkish futures: prophecy and the other / Brinda Charry -- 'Provide for the future, and times succeeding': Walter Ralegh and the progress of time / Andrew Hiscock -- France Antarctique and France Equinoctiale: sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century French representations of a colonial future in Brazil / Michael Harrigan -- Planning ahead: a future for old age in Dialogue of comfort, Henry IV parts 1 and 2 and All's well that ends well / Nina Taunton -- The future now: chance, time and natural divination in the thought of Francis Bacon / A.P. Langman -- Prophetic architecture: Agrippa d'Aubigné in Paris / Phillip John Usher -- Astrology, ritual and revolution in the works of Tommaso Campanella (1568-1639) / Peter J. Forshaw -- Mocking the future in French Renaissance mock-prognostications / Hugh Roberts -- 'Meteorologies and extravagant speculations': the future legends of early modern English natural philosophy / Rob Iliffe
Control code
FIEb17463191
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 242 pages
Isbn
9780415995405
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)311758766
Label
The uses of the future in early modern Europe, edited by Andrea Brady and Emily Butterworth ; with a foreword by Peter Burke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
In pursuit of the millennia: Robert Crowley's changing concept of apocalypticism / A. Wade Razzi -- Montaigne's forays into the undiscovered country / Richard Scholar -- 'My promise sent unto myself': futurity and the language of obligation in Sidney's Old Arcadia / J.K. Barret -- Turkish futures: prophecy and the other / Brinda Charry -- 'Provide for the future, and times succeeding': Walter Ralegh and the progress of time / Andrew Hiscock -- France Antarctique and France Equinoctiale: sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century French representations of a colonial future in Brazil / Michael Harrigan -- Planning ahead: a future for old age in Dialogue of comfort, Henry IV parts 1 and 2 and All's well that ends well / Nina Taunton -- The future now: chance, time and natural divination in the thought of Francis Bacon / A.P. Langman -- Prophetic architecture: Agrippa d'Aubigné in Paris / Phillip John Usher -- Astrology, ritual and revolution in the works of Tommaso Campanella (1568-1639) / Peter J. Forshaw -- Mocking the future in French Renaissance mock-prognostications / Hugh Roberts -- 'Meteorologies and extravagant speculations': the future legends of early modern English natural philosophy / Rob Iliffe
Control code
FIEb17463191
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 242 pages
Isbn
9780415995405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)311758766

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