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Hayden, Judy A.

Literature in the Age of Celestial Discovery

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: “Faln Systemes” and “Dead Chimæras”
Judy A. Hayden

2. Heliocentrism, Plurality of Worlds and Ethics: Anton Francesco Doni and Giordano Bruno
Pietro Daniel Omodeo

3. Early Modern Space Travel and the English Man in the Moon
David Cressy

4. An English Renaissance Astronomy Club? Shakespeare, Observation and the Cosmos
David H. Levy, Judy A. Hayden

5. To the Moon: Discovering the Comic in the Cosmic on the Early Modern English Stage
Gabrielle Sugar

6. Sailing to the Moon: Francis Bacon, Francis Godwin and the First Science Fiction
Catherine Gimelli Martin

7. The Royal Society, Collective Vision and Samuel Butler’s “The Elephant in the Moon”
J. Ereck Jarvis

8. “Cinthia’s Hero”: Edward Howard’s The Six days Adventure, or the New Utopia

Judy A. Hayden

9. “A new discovery of a new world”: The Moon and America in Seventeenth-and Eighteenth-Century European Literature
Brycchan Carey

10. Astronomy, Prophecy and Imposture in Tyssot de Patot’s Voyages et avantures de Jaques Massé

Daniel J. Worden

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, European Literature, Literary History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine
Page amount
233 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137568038
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-88743-9

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