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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)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
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.
Arts, Modern.
Geographical perception in literature.
Geography in art.
Literature, Modern.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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.)