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The automaton in English Renaissance literature

Wendy Beth Hyman

The automaton in English Renaissance literature

by Wendy Beth Hyman

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Motion in literature,
  • Magic in literature,
  • English literature,
  • Philosophy,
  • Machinery in literature,
  • Motion,
  • Supernatural in literature,
  • Literature and technology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWendy Beth Hyman
    SeriesLiterary and scientific cultures of early modernity
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR428.T43 H95 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 209 p. :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25193129M
    ISBN 100754668657, 0754695190
    ISBN 109780754668657, 9780754695196
    LC Control Number2010052526
    OCLC/WorldCa694616480

    Renaissance Literature refers to the period in European literature that began in Italy during the 14th century and spread around Europe through the 17th century (Wikipedia) Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Wendy Beth Hyman is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Oberlin College. She received her MA and PhD from Harvard University, and her BA at Smith College. Professor Hyman is the editor of The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature, and, with Hillary Eklund, co-editor of Teaching Social Justice Through : Wendy Beth Hyman.

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    Accounts of automatons in China date from as early as the 3rd century bce, during the Han dynasty, when a mechanical orchestra was made for the the Sui dynasty, in the 6th and 7th centuries ce, automatons had become widespread, and a book titled Shuishi tujing (“Book of Hydraulic Elegancies”) was published. In the Tang period, from the 7th to the 10th century ce, automatons.   The Renaissance - Literature 1. The Renaissance By: Fábio Castellan 2. The word “Renaissance” is a French word which means “rebirth”. The term was used to refer to the rebirth of learning caused by the discovery of hundreds of Greek and Latin manuscripts which had been lost during the Middle Ages.


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