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Du Bartas’ Visit to England and Scotland in 1587
(Oxford University Press, 2012-10-19)
Verba vana: empty words in Ricardian London
(Queen Mary University of London, 2012-08)
Verba Vana, or ‘empty words’, are named as among the defining features of London by a late fourteenth-century Anglo-Latin poem which itemises the properties of seven English cities. This thesis examines the implications ...
Reducing these loose papers into this order: A Bibliographical Sociology of The Principall Navigations (1589)
(Queen Mary University of London, 2012-09)
This thesis takes the first edition of Principall Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589) as its focus. A significant, sixteenth-century printed text and Richard Hakluyt’s major work, it is familiar ...
'The Darling of the Temple-Coffee-House Club’: Science, Sociability and Satire in Early Eighteenth-Century London
(Blackwell Publishing, 2012)
This article explores the relationship between metropolitan sociability and the production of natural knowledge in early eighteenth-century London. It considers three discursive sites where the intellectual and sociable ...