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John Donne and the Conway PapersPatronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Daniel Starza Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

How and why did men and women send handwritten poetry, drama, and literary prose to their friends and social superiors in seventeenth-century England—and what were the consequences of these ... More

The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

The Poetics of Scientific Investigation in Seventeenth-Century England

Claire Preston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198704805
eISBN:
9780191780134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704805.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The writing of science in the period 1580–1700 is artfully, diffidently, carelessly, boldly, and self-consciously literary. The Poetics of Scientific Investigation considers the literary textures of ... More

Samuel Pepys and his BooksReading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703

Samuel Pepys and his Books: Reading, Newsgathering, and Sociability, 1660-1703

Kate Loveman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198732686
eISBN:
9780191796968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732686.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Samuel Pepys was a great collector of books, news, and gossip. This book uses his surviving papers to examine reading practices, collecting, and the exchange of information in the late seventeenth ... More

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