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作者 Aït-Touati, Frédérique, 1977- author
書名 Poétiques du discours cosmologique au XVIIe siècle. English
Fictions of the cosmos : science and literature in the seventeenth century / Frédérique Aït-Touati ; translated by Susan Emanuel
出版項 Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011 , ©2011
國際標準書號 9780226011226 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226011224 (cloth : alkaline paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 文哲所  812.95 A311/ E53    在架上    30580002942675
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  PN56.C68 A311 2011    在架上    30530001118108
說明 ix, 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
part 1. Cosmic imagination. Kepler sets the Earth in motion ; Genealogy of the dream: from ludus philosophicus to the game of fiction ; The dynamics of the voyage: a thought-experiment ; Vision in the voyage ; The place of fiction ; Godwin, Wilkins, Cyrano: from the optical voyage to the mechanical voyage ; The Man in the Moone ; A World in the Moon ; From heavens to the sky: Cyrano's other world ; Conclusions: dreams and fictions -- part 2. Conjectural machines. Fontenelle: unveiling the spectacle of the world ; Machine and spectacle ; Order of the narrative, harmony of the world ; Fontenelle's visions ; Huygens: the theoretical voyage of The Cosmotheoros ; Hypotheses, conjectures, fictions ; Architectonics of the narrative ; Conclusions: hypotheses and narratives -- part 3. Observing monsters. Robert Hooke: "the armed eye" ; Micrographia ; From enargeia to evidence ; Hooke the astronomer ; Poetics of proof ; Conclusion: instruments and images ; Margaret Cavendish: the battle of instruments ; "A high heel to a short leg" ; A teratology of knowledge ; The empire of fiction ; Conclusion
主題 Cosmology in literature
Literature and science
Cosmology -- History
European literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism
Alt Author Emanuel, Susan, translator
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