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The AntiquaryJohn Aubrey's Historical Scholarship

The Antiquary: John Aubrey's Historical Scholarship

Kelsey Jackson Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784296
eISBN:
9780191827808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784296.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Mythology and Folklore

John Aubrey (1626–1697), antiquary, natural philosopher, and virtuoso, is best remembered today for his Brief Lives, biographies of his contemporaries filled with luminous detail which have been ... More

The Last of the RaceThe Growth of a Myth from Milton to Darwin

The Last of the Race: The Growth of a Myth from Milton to Darwin

Fiona J. Stafford

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112228
eISBN:
9780191670718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112228.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This book describes and analyses the enduring interest in the last of the race through investigation into different treatments by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century writers. The analysis is ... More

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