Travel And Experience In Early Modern English Literature

Hardcover | July 15, 2008

byMelanie Ord

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This study considers how a range of prose texts register, and help to shape, the early modern cultural debate between theoretical and experiential forms of knowledge as centered on the subject of travel.

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This study considers how a range of prose texts register, and help to shape, the early modern cultural debate between theoretical and experiential forms of knowledge as centered on the subject of travel.

Melanie Ord is Senior Lecturer in Renaissance Literature at the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:July 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230602983

ISBN - 13:9780230602984

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Travel and Humanism in Roger Ascham’s The Scholemaster (1570) * Wit, Experience, and the Place of Naples in John Lyly’s Euphues: The Anatomy of Wyt (1578) and Euphues and his England (1580) * Travel, Experience and the New Science * Textual Experience in Thomas Coryat’s Crudities (1611): Reading, Writing, Travelling * Travelling through Texts: the Art of Digression and the Discourse on Method in John Dunton’s Voyage Round the World (1691)