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Knowledge, Science, and Literature in Early Modern Germany

By: Schindler, Stephan K.(Edited by) Williams, Gerhild Scholz(Edited by)

Part of the University of North Carolina Studies in Germanic Languages a series
1469656469 / 9781469656465
Paperback / softback
Published 30/05/2020
United States
328 pages
Professional & Vocational  Learn More Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Undergraduate

Early modern Germany saw the dissemination of vast quantities of information at unprecedented speed.

Popular knowledge, scientific inquiry, and scholarship influenced the political order, poetic expression, public opinion, and mechanisms of social control.

This collection presents twelve essays by distinguished scholars regarding the transcendent nature of the Divine, the natural world, the body, sexuality, intellectual property, aesthetics, demons, and witches.

The contributors are Thomas Cramer, Walter Haug, C. Stephen Jaeger, Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Jan-Dirk Maller, James A.

Parente, Jr., Stephan K. Schindler, Gerhard F. Strasser, Lynne Tatlock, Elaine Tennant, Horst Wenzel, and Gerhild Scholz Williams.


1DFG Germany, DSB Literary studies: general, HBJD European history, HBLH Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700, HPK Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge, JFC Cultural studies, P Mathematics & science

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