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Author Picciotto, Joanna

Title Labors of innocence in early modern England / Joanna Picciotto

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PR438.I67 P53 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PR438 I67 P53 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 863 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.[767]-839) and index
Contents Introduction: the intellectual's two bodies -- Digging up the hortus conclusus -- A union of eyes and hands: the Royal Society of London for the Improving of Natural Knowledge -- The productive eye -- The culture of curiosity -- Instruments of truth -- Milton and the paradizable reader -- The professional observer
LC subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Intellectuals in literature
Labor in literature
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 17th century
Literature and science -- England -- History -- 17th century
Religion and science -- England -- History -- 17th century
Science -- England -- History -- 17th century
ISBN 9780674049062 (alk. paper)
0674049063 (alk. paper)