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Author Franklin-Brown, Mary
Title Reading the world : encyclopedic writing in the scholastic age / Mary Franklin-Brown
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PN671 F831 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001118579
Descript xxii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-421) and index
The archive -- The book of the world : encyclopedism and scholastic ways of knowing -- The order of the encyclopedia -- Narrative and natural history : vincent of Beauvais's ordo juxta scripturam -- The obscure figures of the encyclopedia : tree paradigms in the Arbor scientiae -- The order of nature : encyclopedic arrangement and poetic recombination in Jean de Meun's continuation of the Roman de la rose -- Heterotopias -- A fissured mirror : the Speculum maius as heterotopia -- The phoenix in the mirror : the encyclopedic subject
Subject Vincent, of Beauvais, d. 1264. Speculum majus
Llull, Ramon, 1232?-1316. Arbre de ciència
Jean, de Meun, d. 1305? Roman de la rose
Llull, Ramon, 1232?-1316. Libre de meravelles
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism
Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism
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