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Lynall, Gregory

Swift and Science

Lynall, Gregory - Swift and Science, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Altitudes of Authority
Gregory Lynall

2. Meditations and Mechanisms: Swift and Robert Boyle’s Occasional Reflections upon Several Subjects

Gregory Lynall

3. Sinking the ‘Spider’s Cittadel’: The Battel of the Books and Thomas Burnet’s ‘Philosophical Romance’ of the Earth
Gregory Lynall

4. Newtonian Battels with Rising Stars and Wheeling Moons
Gregory Lynall

5. Laputian Newtons: Science, the Wood’s Halfpence Affair and Gulliver’s Travels

Gregory Lynall

6. Socinians and Queens: Samuel Clarke and ‘Directions for a Birthday Song’
Gregory Lynall

7. Afterword
Gregory Lynall

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Eighteenth-Century Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Literary History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
220 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137016966
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34473-4

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