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Kavey, Allison B.

World-Building and the Early Modern Imagination

Kavey, Allison B. - World-Building and the Early Modern Imagination, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: “Think you there was, or ever could be” a world such as this I dreamed
Allison B. Kavey

2. Paracelsus on the “New Creation” and Demonic Magic: Misunderstandings, Oversights, and False Accusations in His Early Reception
Dane T. Daniel

3. Building Blocks: Imagination, Knowledge, and Passion in Agrippa von Nettesheim’s De Oculta Philosophia Libri Tres

Allison B. Kavey

4. The Astrological Cosmos of Johannes Kepler
Sheila J. Rabin

5. A Theater of the Unseen: Athanasius Kircher’s Museum in Rome

Mark A. Waddell

6. Fantasy Islands: Utopia, The Tempest, and New Atlantis as Places of Controlled Credulousness
Guido Giglioni

7. Imagination and Pleasure in the Cosmography of Thomas Burnet’s Sacred Theory of the Earth

Al Coppola

8. The Jesuit Mission to Ethiopia (1555–1634) and the Death of Prester John
Matteo Salvadore

9. Red Sea Travelers in Mediterranean Lands: Ethiopian Scholars and Early Modern Orientalism, ca. 1500–1668
James Lorenzi

10. “In manners they be rude, and monst’rous eke in fashion”: Images of Otherness in Early Modern Drama
Patrick Tuite

11. Icons of Atrocity: John Derricke’s Image of Irelande (1581)
Vincent Carey

Keywords: History, History of Science, European History, Modern History, Cultural History, Social History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
279 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230113138
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29014-7

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