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The prose of Sir Thomas Browne

Religio medici, Hydriotaphia, The garden of Cyrus, A letter to a friend, Christian morals. With selections from Pseudodoxia epidemica, Miscellany tracts, and from MS notebooks and letters.

by Thomas Browne

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norfolk (England),
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Browne, Thomas, Sir, 1605-1682 -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.,
    • Browne, Thomas, Sir, 1605-1682 -- Correspondence.,
    • Cyrus, King of Persia, d. 529 B.C.,
    • Authors, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Correspondence.,
    • Civilization, Modern -- 17th century -- Literary collections.,
    • English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700.,
    • Physicians -- Religious life -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Physicians -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.,
    • Christian ethics -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Gardening -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Urn burial.,
    • Norfolk (England) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited, with an introd., notes, and variants, by Norman Endicott.
      SeriesThe Norton library seventeenth-century series,, N619
      ContributionsEndicott, Norman, 1902-1979.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3327 .A6 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 646 p.
      Number of Pages646
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5285485M
      ISBN 100393006190
      LC Control Number72004339
      OCLC/WorldCa329004

      Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. SIR THOMAs BROWNE. BJORNsON. BAUOELAIRE. THE VALUE OF THE SUPERNATURAL IN FICTION. Interpretations of Literature, Volume 1. Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) sets out Sir Thomas Browne's spiritual testament as well as being an early psychological self-portrait. In its day, the book was a European best-seller. It was published in by the newly-qualified physician, and its unorthodox views placed it swiftly upon the Papal Index Librorum Prohibitorum in

        A wonderfully erratic, promenading book, in which we see how different, yet how similar we still are today to that most serene, most enigmatic science pioneer and literary master, Sir Thomas Browne, whose prose style is one of the highest peaks in English literature, according to Borges and to my humble self. Javier Marías. A : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Copy in: A quarto miscellany of verse and some prose, predominantly in one female roman hand, written from both ends, pages, in contemporary calf. Compiled by members of Sir Thomas Browne's family, chiefly his daughter Elizabeth Lyttelton (b. c.

      Sir Thomas Browne (19 October – 19 October ), an English author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including medicine, religion, science and the esoteric, conceived of these two books as a diptych. In the dictionary, 4, quotations are taken from Browne, 60 per cent from Pseudodoxia Epidemica (), his longest book and I think the most fun. Of these, provide the first evidence of a Author: Dot Wordsworth.


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Browne's literary works are permeated by references to Classical and Biblical sources as well as the idiosyncrasies of his own personality. Although often described as suffering from melancholia, his writings are also characterised by wit and subtle humour, while his Browne's writings display a deep curiosity towards the natural world, influenced by the scientific revolution of Baconian enquiry/5.

The Prose of Sir Thomas Browne (The Norton Library Seventeenth-Century Series) Paperback – Janu by Thomas Browne (Author), Norman J. Endicott (Editor) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(3). The prose of Sir Thomas Browne: Religio medici, Hydriotaphia, The garden of Cyrus, A letter to a friend, Christian morals.

With selections from (The Anchor seventeenth-century series) [Thomas Browne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume in the 21st Century Oxford Authors series offers students and readers an authoritative, comprehensive selection of the work of Sir Thomas Browne ().

Accompanied by full scholarly apparatus, the edition demonstrates the breadth of the author of some of the most brilliant and delirious prose in English Literature.

The prose of Sir Thomas Browne book Sir Thomas Browne, English physician and author, best known for his book of reflections, Religio Medici. After studying at Winchester and Oxford, Browne probably was an assistant to a doctor near Oxford.

After taking his M.D. at Leiden inhe practiced at Shibden Hall near Halifax, in. Thomas Browne has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thomas Browne’s most popular book is Urne Burial. The Prose of Sir Thomas Browne by. Thomas Browne, Norman Endicott (editor, introduction, notes) avg rating — 17 ratings — 2 editions.

The Works of the Learned Sir Thomas Brown by. Thomas Browne. Thomas Browne (–) is by common consent the author of some of the finest prose in the English language. Nowhere is it finer than in Hydriotaphia, Urne Buriall, his meditation on funeral customs, death, and immortality.

The magical opening of its dedication, “When the funerall pyre. Browne challenges and corrects these beliefs with wit and humour, writing in ornate but accessible prose. This is a seventeenth-century version of QI ‘s ‘General Ignorance’, Mythbusters, and all of the other books and television shows which delight in curiosity, questioning widely held assumptions, and examining common beliefs and urban legends.

THE NEW OXFORD BOOK OF ENGLISH PROSE SIR THOMAS MALORY 3 Morte Darthur WILLIAM CAXTON 6 The Game and Play of the Chess • Proem to The Canterbury Tales JOHN BOURCHIER, LORD BERNERS 7 Froissart's Chronicles JOHN FISHER, BISHOP OF ROCHESTER 9 The Ways to Perfect Religion SIR THOMAS MORE 10 Utopia • The History of King Richard III.

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Religio Medici: Browne Religio Medici is an autobiographical work of Caroline prose writer of Sir Thomas Browne who studied medicine at Padua and Leiden, and got his degree in The book was written in during his residence at Halifax.

Sir Thomas at times wrote in a lurid purple prose which has long since gone out of fashion though some later writers have been able to imitate and extend it, e g Thomas De Quincey in the three part account of his drug addiction and Melville in Moby Dick.

Author of Religio medici, The works of Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia epidemica, Christian morals, Sir Thomas Browne's Religio medici, The prose of Sir Thomas Browne, Works, Pseudodoxia epidemica, or, Enquiries into very many received tenents, and commonly presumed truths.

The novelist William H Gass once wrote that "producers of prose do not play scales or improve their skills by repeating passages of De Quincey or Sir Thomas Browne, although that might be a.

“In Search of Sir Thomas Browne” is Aldersey-Williams’s attempt to do something about this sad state of affairs. The book does not merely seek. Book, Print in English The prose of Sir Thomas Browne: Religio medici, Hydriotaphia, The garden of Cyrus, A letter to a friend, Christian morals.

With selections from Pseudodoxia epidemica, Miscellany tracts, and from MS notebooks, and Letters Edited, with. Sir Thomas Browne: A Life is the first full-scale biography of the extraordinary prose artist, physician, and polymath. With the help of recent archival discoveries, the biography recasts each phase of Browne's life () and situates his incomparable writings within the diverse intellectual and social contexts in which he lived, including London, Winchester, Oxford, Montpellier, Padua.

The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century by Hugh Aldersey-Williams Browne’s prose stands out. Hugh Aldersey-Williams’s version of Browne is somewhat different, his book. Sir Thomas Browne and His "Religio Medici": An Appreciation, by Alexander Whyte, contrib. by Thomas Browne (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Filed under: English prose literature -- Early modern, -- History and criticism.

The prose of Sir Thomas Browne: Religio medici, Hydriotaphia, the garden of Cyrus, A letter to a friend, Christian morals. With selections from Pseudodoxia epidemica, Miscellany tracts, and from MS notebooks, and Letters.

Christian Morals is a prose work written by the physician Sir Thomas Browne as advice for his eldest children. It was published posthumously in and consists, as its title implies, of meditations upon Christian values and conduct.

The work is divided into three sections with many of the numbered paragraphs standing-alone as.This month's choice is the Religio Medici, the most celebrated work of one of the great seventeenth century stylists of English prose, Sir Thomas Browne ().

Although never originally intended for print, this meditative essay proved to be immensely popular and established Browne's fame as a writer.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Preface. Dr. Johnson's Life of Sir Thomas Browne. Supplementary Memoir by the Editor. Mrs. Lyttleton's Communication to Bishop Kennet.

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