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Literature in the Age of Celestial Discovery
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Judy A. Hayden
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-20 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The reconfiguration and relinquishing of one's conviction in a world system long held to be finite required for many in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries a compromise in one's beliefs and the biblical authority on which he or she had relied - and this did not come without serious and
Literature in the Age of Celestial Discovery
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Judy A. Hayden
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-14 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Advances in astronomy such as the theories of Copernicus and the development of the telescope sparked a strong response within Early Modern literature. The essays in this collection show this discourse went on to develop a political context to discuss topics like New World exploration and even kingship and regicide,
Literature in the Age of Celestial Discovery
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Judy A. Hayden
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Springer

The reconfiguration and relinquishing of one's conviction in a world system long held to be finite required for many in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries a compromise in one's beliefs and the biblical authority on which he or she had relied - and this did not come without serious and
Literary Histories of the Early Anglophone Caribbean
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Nicole N. Aljoe, Brycchan Carey, Thomas W. Krise
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-04 - Publisher: Springer

The Caribbean has traditionally been understood as a region that did not develop a significant ‘native’ literary culture until the postcolonial period. Indeed, most literary histories of the Caribbean begin with the texts associated with the independence movements of the early twentieth century. However, as recent research has shown, although
The Palgrave Handbook of Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Science
Language: en
Pages: 689
Authors: Neel Ahuja, Monique Allewaert, Lindsey Andrews, Gerry Canavan, Rebecca Evans, Nihad M. Farooq, Erica Fretwell, Nicholas Gaskill, Patrick Jagoda, Erin Gentry Lamb, Jennifer Rhee, Britt Rusert, Matthew A. Taylor, Aarthi Vadde, Priscilla Wald, Rebecca Walsh
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: Springer Nature

"This handbook illustrates the evolution of literature and science, in collaboration and contestation, across the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The essays it gathers question the charged rhetoric that pits science against the humanities while also demonstrating the ways in which the convergence of literary and scientific approaches strengthens cultural analyses