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The Resource In search of Sir Thomas Browne : the life and afterlife of the seventeenth century's most inquiring mind, Hugh Aldersey-Williams

In search of Sir Thomas Browne : the life and afterlife of the seventeenth century's most inquiring mind, Hugh Aldersey-Williams

Label
In search of Sir Thomas Browne : the life and afterlife of the seventeenth century's most inquiring mind
Title
In search of Sir Thomas Browne
Title remainder
the life and afterlife of the seventeenth century's most inquiring mind
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Combining botany, etymology, medicine, and literary history, the author pays tribute to the English writer, physician, and philosopher whose work inspired everyone from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Virginia Woolf, in an intellectual adventure that champions his skeptical nature and inquiring mind
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 828/.409
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR3327
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
In search of Sir Thomas Browne : the life and afterlife of the seventeenth century's most inquiring mind, Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain under the title The adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st century" -- Verso title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biography -- Physic -- Animals -- Plants -- Science -- Tolerance -- Faith -- Melancholy -- Objects -- The end
Control code
sky274321094
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xx, 330 pages
Isbn
9780393241648
Lccn
2015010241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
a2069728
Label
In search of Sir Thomas Browne : the life and afterlife of the seventeenth century's most inquiring mind, Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain under the title The adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st century" -- Verso title page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Biography -- Physic -- Animals -- Plants -- Science -- Tolerance -- Faith -- Melancholy -- Objects -- The end
Control code
sky274321094
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xx, 330 pages
Isbn
9780393241648
Lccn
2015010241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
a2069728

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