John Aubrey: Brief Lives with An Apparatus for the Lives of our English Mathematical Writer

John Aubrey: Brief Lives with An Apparatus for the Lives of our English Mathematical Writer

by Kate Bennett (Editor)

Hardcover(Critical ed.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199689538
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/26/2015
Edition description: Critical ed.
Pages: 1933
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 6.60(h) x 4.70(d)

About the Author

Kate Bennett, member of the Oxford English faculty

Kate Bennett was a Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford, and a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. She was Fellow in English at Pembroke College, Cambridge, and a Research Fellow of New College, Oxford. She teaches English at Magdalen, Oxford, and is an Associate Fellow at the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance at the University of Warwick.

Table of Contents

Index of the Lives in Volume I
Index of Biographical Commentaries and Headnotes in Volume I
General Introduction
1. Philosophical and Heartie Entertainment
2. Aubrey's Prety Collections
3. Collaborative Writing
4. Aubrey and Wood
TEXTUAL INTRODUCTION
1. The Making of Brief Lives
2. The Excised Lives
3. The Earlier Editions
4. The Present Edition
TEXTUAL CONVENTIONS
Brief Lives, Volume I
Brief Lives, Volume II
Brief Lives, Volume III
An Apparatus for the Lives of our English Mathematical Writers

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