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Title Hemispheres and Stratospheres [electronic resource] : The Idea and Experience of Distance in the International Enlightenment.

Imprint New Brunswick : Bucknell University Press, 2020.

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Description 1 online resource (263 p.).
Series Transits: Literature, Thought and Culture 1650-1850 Ser.
Transits (Bucknell University)
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Contents Cover -- Series Editors -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction: Hemispheres and Stratospheres: The Idea and Experience of Distance in the International Enlightenment / Kevin L. Cope -- PART ONE: Best Seen at a Distance: The Art of the Far-Away -- 1. Looking Down: Observations on Elevation, Prospect Vision, and Eighteenth-Century Imagination / Roger D. Lund -- 2. Space and the Meaning of Distance in Bernardo Vittone's Architecture / William Stargard
3. Change of Air, Change of Self: Long Distance and Human Adaptability in Imaginary Voyages of the Long Eighteenth Century / Bärbel Czennia -- PART TWO: Culture over and as Distance -- 4. Distant Lands, Distant Races, Distant Cultures: Two Eighteenth-Century South Indian Priests Go to Europe / Brijraj Singh -- 5. Connecting Hemispheres, Playing with Distance: Rammohun Roy, the Indian Transnationalist / Chandrava Chakravarty -- PART THREE: The Nature of Distance -- 6. New Science, Distant Reading, and Distance as Intersubjectivity / Rachel Mann
7. Orbiting Iambs: Enlightenment Cosmology and Conveniently Condensed Immensities / Kevin L. Cope -- 8. Journeys to the Edge: The Idea and Experience of Distance in Archival Research / Phyllis Thompson -- Acknowledgment -- Bibliography -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
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Subject Geography in art.
Geographical perception in literature.
Literature, Modern -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Arts, Modern -- 18th century -- History.
Enlightenment.
Arts, Modern.
Enlightenment.
Geographical perception in literature.
Geography in art.
Literature, Modern.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Added Author Cope, Kevin L.
Lund, Roger D.
Stargard, William.
Czennia, Bärbel.
Singh, Brijraj.
Chakravarty, Chandrava.
Mann, Rachel.
Thompson, Phyllis.
Other Form: Print version: Cope, Kevin L. Hemispheres and Stratospheres : The Idea and Experience of Distance in the International Enlightenment New Brunswick : Bucknell University Press,c2020 9781684482023
ISBN 1684482054
9781684482054 (electronic bk.)