Technology and the Early Modern Self

Technology and the Early Modern Self

by Adam Max Cohen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230609872

ISBN-13: 9780230609877

Pub. Date: 02/15/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Cohen utilizes the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary literary and cultural studies to shed new light on the relationships between technologies and the people who used them during the early modern period.  See more details below

Overview

Cohen utilizes the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary literary and cultural studies to shed new light on the relationships between technologies and the people who used them during the early modern period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230609877
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/15/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction: A New Instrument The Clockwork Self: Mechanical Clockwork and Early Modern Discipline Confessions of a Man in Print: Cataloguing Erasmian Literary Ambition Painted Words Put into the Press: The Forms and Functions of Ambition in Spenser's The Shepheardes Calender All Works and No Plays: Jonson's 1616 Folio and the Redefinition of Dramatic Authorship 175 The Nimble Gunner and the Versatile Prince: Agility and the Early Modern Military Revolution 219 Perspectives on Perspective: The Philosophic Eye and the Prehistory of the Telescope the and the Microscope 252 'A New Perspective Glass': Telescopic Discoveries of Universal Uniformity 281 'To see a World in a Grain of Sand': Microscopic Perspectives on Subvisible Wonders

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