Prescribing Ovid: The Latin Works and Networks of the Enlightened Doctor Heerkens (BOK)

Yasmin Haskell

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Gerard Nicolaas Heerkens was a cosmopolitan Dutch physician and Latin poet of the eighteenth century. A Catholic, he was in many ways an outsider on his own turf, the peat country of Protestant Groningen, and looked to Voltaire's Paris, as much as Ovid, in exile, had looked to Rome. An indefatigable traveller and networker, Heerkens mixed freely with philosophers, physicians, churchmen, and antiquarians. This book reconstructs his Latin works and networks, and reveals in the process a virtually unexplored corner of eighteenth-century culture, the 'Latin Enlightenment'.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Yasmin Haskell
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9780715637234
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2cm
Vekt 567 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800, Literary studies: poetry & poets

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