Crane, Mary Thomas, 1956-

Losing touch with nature : literature and the new science in sixteenth-century England / Mary Thomas Crane. - Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2014. - xi, 227 pages ; 24 centimetres.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [177]-217) and index.

Aristotelian naturalism and its discontents -- Losing touch with nature -- Spenser and the new science -- Shakespeare: New forms of nothing -- Matter and power -- Epilogue: What about Bacon?

9781421415314 (hardcover : acidfree paper) 1421415313 (hardcover : acidfree paper)

2014006749


English literature--History and criticism--Theory, etc.--Early modern, 1500-1700
Literature and society--History--England--16th century.
Literature and science--History--England--16th century.
Science in literature--History.
Science--History--England--16th century.


England--Intellectual life--16th century.

PR418.S64 / C74 2014

820.9/003