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Published: 01 October 2018

272 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786941374

Bookseller Code (09)

Nature and the New Science in England, 1665-1726

Denys Van Renen

Voltaire Foundation in association with Liverpool University Press

Oxford University Studies in The Enlightenment

  • Reassesses canonical British authors who are widely taught (Milton, Marvell, Behn, Dryden, Montagu, Defoe)
  • Shifts attention to Restoration England (and away from the Romantic era) as the foundation for ethical and sustainable environmental practices
  • Studies plays, poetry, and novels set across five continents, examining the receptiveness of the British to indigenous practices and various micro and macro ecologies