Scholarly Self-Fashioning and Community in the Early Modern University

Scholarly Self-Fashioning and Community in the Early Modern University

by Richard Kirwan

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ISBN-13: 9781317059196
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard Kirwan is a Lecturer in History at the University of Limerick. His main research interests lie in the social and cultural history of early modern universities, early modern elites, and print culture. His first monograph, Empowerment and Representation at the University in Early Modern Germany: Helmstedt and Würzburg, 1576-1634, was published by Harrassowitz in Kommission in 2009.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction: scholarly self-fashioning and the cultural history of universities, Richard Kirwan; The ideal student: manuals of student behaviour in early modern Italy, Jonathan Davies; Academic exchanges: letters, the Reformation and scholarly self-fashioning, Kenneth Austin; Johannes Eck (1486-1543): academic career and self-fashioning around 1500, Ingo Trüter; From individual to archetype: occasional texts and the performance of scholarly identity in early modern Germany, Richard Kirwan; A struggle for nobility: ‘nobilitas literaria’ as academic self-fashioning in early modern Germany, Marian Füssel; The social metaphysics of professors: divine providence, academic charisma and witchcraft, Andreas Corcoran; The idolater John Owen? Linguistic hegemony in Cromwell’s Oxford, Gráinne McLaughlin; Irish student identity at the University of Paris: a case study, Jason Harris; Bibliography; Index.


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