The Resource The historical imagination in early modern Britain : history, rhetoric, and fiction, 1500-1800, edited by Donald R. Kelley, David Harris Sacks

The historical imagination in early modern Britain : history, rhetoric, and fiction, 1500-1800, edited by Donald R. Kelley, David Harris Sacks

Label
The historical imagination in early modern Britain : history, rhetoric, and fiction, 1500-1800
Title
The historical imagination in early modern Britain
Title remainder
history, rhetoric, and fiction, 1500-1800
Statement of responsibility
edited by Donald R. Kelley, David Harris Sacks
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA314
LC item number
.H57 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kelley, Donald R.
  • Sacks, David Harris
Series statement
Woodrow Wilson Center series.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Literature and history
  • Literature and history
  • Historiography
  • Historiography
  • Imagination
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
The historical imagination in early modern Britain : history, rhetoric, and fiction, 1500-1800, edited by Donald R. Kelley, David Harris Sacks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Donald R. Kelley and David Harris Sacks -- Precept, example, and truth: Degory Wheare and the 'ars historica' / J.H.M. Salmon -- Truth, lies, and fiction in sixteenth-century Protestant historiography / Patrick Collinson -- Thomas More and the English Renaissance: history and fiction in Utopia / Joseph M. Levine -- Little Crosby and the horizons of early modern historical culture / D.R. Woolf -- Murder in Faversham: Holinshed's impertinent history / Richard Helgerson -- Foul, his wife, the mayor, and Foul's mare: the power of anecdote in Tudor historiography / Annabel Patterson -- Experience, truth, and natural history in early English gardening books / Rebecca Bushnell -- Thomas Hobbes's Machiavellian moments / David Wootton -- The background of Hobbes's Behemoth / Fritz Levy -- Leviathan, mythic history, and national historiography / Patricia Springborg -- Protesting fiction, constructing history / J. Paul Hunter -- Adam Smith and the history of private life: social and sentimental narratives in eighteenth-century historiography / Mark Salber Phillips -- Contemplative heroes and Gibbon's historical imagination / Patricia Craddock
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 374 p.
Isbn
9780521590693
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97006160
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)36351105
Label
The historical imagination in early modern Britain : history, rhetoric, and fiction, 1500-1800, edited by Donald R. Kelley, David Harris Sacks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction / Donald R. Kelley and David Harris Sacks -- Precept, example, and truth: Degory Wheare and the 'ars historica' / J.H.M. Salmon -- Truth, lies, and fiction in sixteenth-century Protestant historiography / Patrick Collinson -- Thomas More and the English Renaissance: history and fiction in Utopia / Joseph M. Levine -- Little Crosby and the horizons of early modern historical culture / D.R. Woolf -- Murder in Faversham: Holinshed's impertinent history / Richard Helgerson -- Foul, his wife, the mayor, and Foul's mare: the power of anecdote in Tudor historiography / Annabel Patterson -- Experience, truth, and natural history in early English gardening books / Rebecca Bushnell -- Thomas Hobbes's Machiavellian moments / David Wootton -- The background of Hobbes's Behemoth / Fritz Levy -- Leviathan, mythic history, and national historiography / Patricia Springborg -- Protesting fiction, constructing history / J. Paul Hunter -- Adam Smith and the history of private life: social and sentimental narratives in eighteenth-century historiography / Mark Salber Phillips -- Contemplative heroes and Gibbon's historical imagination / Patricia Craddock
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 374 p.
Isbn
9780521590693
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97006160
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)36351105

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