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The Poetic Enlightenment
Poetry and Human Science, 1650–1820





ISBN 9781138662247
Published January 19, 2016 by Routledge
224 Pages

 
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The essays in this edited collection look at the role of poetry in the development of Enlightenment ideas. As scholarly disciplines began to emerge – anthropology, linguistics, psychology – the ancient art of poetry was invoked to create new ways of defining and expanding this philosophy of human science.