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Literature and Encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain

The Pursuit of Complete Knowledge

  • Seth┬áRudy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Seth Rudy
    Pages 164-174
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 175-253

About this book

Introduction

Literature and Encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain tells the story of long-term aspirations to comprehend, record, and disseminate complete knowledge of the world. It draws on a wide range of literary and non-literary works from the early modern era and British Enlightenment.

Keywords

Age of Enlightenment bibliography Britain concept encyclopedia English literature enlightenment epic Great Britain knowledge literature Modern Era

Authors and affiliations

  • Seth┬áRudy
    • 1
  1. 1.Rhodes CollegeUSA

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