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Sir Thomas Browne: Selected Writings
     

Sir Thomas Browne: Selected Writings

by Thomas Browne, Claire Preston (Editor)
 

This selection of Sir Thomas Browne's writings presents the full range of his exuberant enthusiasms and his richly textured, allusive language. Browne's discussion on death and resurrection, sneezing, astronomy, ostriches, hieroglyphics, and rainbows are included, as are thematically arranged extracts, annotated texts, and a detailed introduction with a list of

Overview

This selection of Sir Thomas Browne's writings presents the full range of his exuberant enthusiasms and his richly textured, allusive language. Browne's discussion on death and resurrection, sneezing, astronomy, ostriches, hieroglyphics, and rainbows are included, as are thematically arranged extracts, annotated texts, and a detailed introduction with a list of further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857546903
Publisher:
Carcanet Press, Limited
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Browne was a physician, philosopher, and the author of Religio Medici and Urn Burial. Claire Preston is a fellow and lecturer in English at Sidney Sussex College.

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