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Published: 02 July 2011

256 Pages | 8 halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199608058

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The Machine in the Text

Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Howard Marchitello

  • Provides comprehensive and integrative approach to the mutually-sustaining practices of literary and scientific work in the 16th and 17th centuries
  • In-depth discussion of major literary and scientific figures of the early modern period, including Shakespeare, Donne, Bacon, and Galileo
  • Historical overview of early modern literature and science criticism