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The Resource The virtue of sympathy : magic, philosophy, and literature in seventeenth-century England, Seth Lobis

The virtue of sympathy : magic, philosophy, and literature in seventeenth-century England, Seth Lobis

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The virtue of sympathy : magic, philosophy, and literature in seventeenth-century England
Title
The virtue of sympathy
Title remainder
magic, philosophy, and literature in seventeenth-century England
Statement of responsibility
Seth Lobis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Beginning with an analysis of Shakespeare's The Tempest and building to a new reading of Milton's Paradise Lost, author Seth Lobis charts a profound change in the cultural meaning of sympathy during the seventeenth century. Having long referred to magical affinities in the universe, sympathy was increasingly understood to be a force of connection between people. By examining sympathy in literary and philosophical writing of the period, Lobis illuminates an extraordinary shift in human understanding"--
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DLC
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Lobis, Seth
Dewey number
820.9/004
Index
index present
LC call number
PR438.S63
LC item number
L63 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Yale studies in English
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Literature and society
  • Sympathy
  • Sympathy in literature
  • Social ethics
  • English literature
  • Literature and society
  • Sympathy
  • Sympathy in literature
  • Social ethics
  • England
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
Label
The virtue of sympathy : magic, philosophy, and literature in seventeenth-century England, Seth Lobis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: toward a new history of sympathy -- Sir Kenelm Digby and the matter of sympathy -- The "self-thems" of Margaret Cavendish and Thomas Hobbes -- Milton and the link of nature -- Paradise Lost and the human face of sympathy -- "Moral magick": Cambridge Platonism and the third Earl of Shaftesbury -- The future of sympathy I: the poetry of the world -- The future of sympathy II: Hume and the afterlife of Shaftesburianism -- Coda: Hawthorne's Digby and Mary Shelley's Milton
Control code
875644413
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780300192032
Lccn
2014031335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)875644413
Label
The virtue of sympathy : magic, philosophy, and literature in seventeenth-century England, Seth Lobis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: toward a new history of sympathy -- Sir Kenelm Digby and the matter of sympathy -- The "self-thems" of Margaret Cavendish and Thomas Hobbes -- Milton and the link of nature -- Paradise Lost and the human face of sympathy -- "Moral magick": Cambridge Platonism and the third Earl of Shaftesbury -- The future of sympathy I: the poetry of the world -- The future of sympathy II: Hume and the afterlife of Shaftesburianism -- Coda: Hawthorne's Digby and Mary Shelley's Milton
Control code
875644413
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780300192032
Lccn
2014031335
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)875644413

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