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Of books and botany in early modern England : sixteenth-century plants and print culture, Leah Knight

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Of books and botany in early modern England : sixteenth-century plants and print culture
Title
Of books and botany in early modern England
Title remainder
sixteenth-century plants and print culture
Statement of responsibility
Leah Knight
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examining both poetic and botanical texts, as well as the poetics of botanical texts, this study focuses on the two outstanding English botanical writers of the 16th century, William Turner and John Gerrard, to suggest the unexpected historical relationship between literature and science in the early modern genre of the herbal
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DLC
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Knight, Leah
Dewey number
  • 828/.30809364
  • 820.936409031
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR767
LC item number
.K57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Literary and scientific cultures of early modernity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English prose literature
  • Literature and science
  • Botany
  • Early printed books
  • England
  • Turner, William
  • Gerard, John
  • Botany in literature
  • English literature
  • Horticultural literature
  • Gardens in literature
  • Gerard, John
  • Turner, William
  • Botany
  • Botany in literature
  • Early printed books
  • English prose literature
  • Intellectual life
  • Literature and science
  • England
  • Plantkunde
  • Illustraties
  • Engelse boeken
  • Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland
  • Botanik
  • Buchdruck
  • Turner, William (Naturwissenschaftler)
  • Gerard, John
  • Buchdruck
  • Pflanzen (Motiv)
  • Pflanzenbuch
  • Literatur
  • Botanik
  • England
  • Englisch
  • Gerard, John
  • Turner, William
  • Botanik
  • Buchdruck
  • Englisch
  • Literatur
  • Pflanzen (Motiv)
  • Pflanzenbuch
  • England
Label
Of books and botany in early modern England : sixteenth-century plants and print culture, Leah Knight
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-152) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Published virtues of the Earth : an introduction -- The bookish nature of botanical culture: continental contexts -- Botanical renaissance : a potted history -- Words and things in humanist herbalism -- Botany by the book -- Botanical gardens in book form : the herbaria -- Botanical reformation in William Turner's books of nature -- Biographical contexts -- Anthological botany -- Turner's reforms : naming and translating -- What's in a name? : truth, falsity, and fiction -- John Gerard's uncommon ground -- The garden grows : from catalogue to herbal -- The anthology of nature : Gerard's herbal authorship -- Botanical poetics and the rhetoric of description -- Imaginary gardens : poets as herbalists -- Domesticated plants and domesticating books : cultivating household textual collection -- The place of books -- The place of plants -- Gallery and paradise -- Stillroom and study -- Posies transposed -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 163 pages
Isbn
9780754665861
Lccn
2008029298
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)234175948
  • (OCoLC)ocn234175948
Label
Of books and botany in early modern England : sixteenth-century plants and print culture, Leah Knight
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-152) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Published virtues of the Earth : an introduction -- The bookish nature of botanical culture: continental contexts -- Botanical renaissance : a potted history -- Words and things in humanist herbalism -- Botany by the book -- Botanical gardens in book form : the herbaria -- Botanical reformation in William Turner's books of nature -- Biographical contexts -- Anthological botany -- Turner's reforms : naming and translating -- What's in a name? : truth, falsity, and fiction -- John Gerard's uncommon ground -- The garden grows : from catalogue to herbal -- The anthology of nature : Gerard's herbal authorship -- Botanical poetics and the rhetoric of description -- Imaginary gardens : poets as herbalists -- Domesticated plants and domesticating books : cultivating household textual collection -- The place of books -- The place of plants -- Gallery and paradise -- Stillroom and study -- Posies transposed -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 163 pages
Isbn
9780754665861
Lccn
2008029298
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)234175948
  • (OCoLC)ocn234175948

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