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Published: 17 February 2016

304 Pages | 25 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198704805

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The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

Claire Preston

  • Considers the literary textures of science writing--its rhetorical figures, neologisms, its uses of parody, romance, and various kinds of verse
  • Examines a diverse range of writing that introduces some minor writing within the context of the literary/scientific
  • Creates strong links between scientific and literary works, extending the literary canon to include much scientific writing