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Title Francis Bacon's The new Atlantis : new interdisciplinary essays / Bronwen Price, editor.
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2002]

Series Texts in culture
Texts in culture.
Subject Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. New Atlantis.
Alt Name Price, Bronwen,
Description 1 online resource (xii, 209 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This volume of essays on Bacon's "The New Atlantis" provides a dialogue between a range of critical perspectives, encompassing cultural history, history of science, literature and politics of early modern culture, incorporating the practical and visionary, utility and utopia.
Contents Introduction / Bronwen Price -- Narrative contexts for Bacon's New Atlantis / Paul Salzman -- Persuasions to science: Baconian rhetoric and the New Atlantis / Sarah Hutton -- Ethics and politics in the New Atlantis / David Colclough -- Natural knowledge in the New Atlantis / Richard Serjeantson -- On the miracles in Bacon's New Atlantis / Jerry Weinberger -- 'Books will speak plain'? Colonialism, Jewishness and politics in Bacon's New Atlantis / Claire Jowitt -- 'Strange things so probably told': gender, sexual difference and knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis / Kate Aughterson -- Censorship and the institution of knowledge in Bacon's New Atlantis / Simon Wortham.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1417578009 (electronic bk.)
9781417578009 (electronic bk.)
9781847790347 (electronic bk.)
1847790348 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 57756779
Additional Format Print version: Francis Bacon's The new Atlantis. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2002 0719060516 (DLC) 2004296870 (OCoLC)50715058

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