• En la selva de las formas: Ideas y formas en los gabinetes de curiosidades de Thomas Browne (Claire Preston)

    Author(s):
    José Angel GARCÍA LANDA (see profile)
    Date:
    2022
    Group(s):
    Digital Humanists, English Literature, Historiography, Literary theory, Philosophy
    Subject(s):
    Museums, Cabinets of curiosities, Renaissance, Browne, Thomas, Sir, 1605-1682
    Item Type:
    Article
    Tag(s):
    Claire Preston, Thomas Browne, Collections, Cabinets of Curiosities, Information theory, Neil Rhodes, Jonathan Sawday, Retrofuturism
    Permanent URL:
    https://doi.org/10.17613/g8wx-js08
    Abstract:
    Spanish abstract: Reseño aquí el capítulo "In the Wilderness of Forms: Ideas and Things in Thomas Browne's Cabinets of Curiosity", de Claire Preston, publicado en el libro de estudios mediáticos retrofuturistas 'The Renaissance Computer: Knowledge Technology in the First Age of Print' (ed. Neil Rhodes y Jonathan Sawday, 2000). Los sabios y estudiosos renacentistas buscaban en libros y colecciones revelar el 'orden originario del mundo', desvelar y exhibir la coherencia oculta de la Creación. (Retropost, 2011). ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ English abstract: A review of the chapter "In the Wilderness of Forms: Ideas and Things in Thomas Browne's Cabinets of Curiosity", published in the book of retrofuturistic media studies 'The Renaissance Computer: Knowledge Technology in the First Age of Print' (ed. Neil Rhodes and Jonathan Sawday, 2000). Renaissance scholars and learned men tried to reveal in their books and collections the 'original order of the world'—unveiling and exhibiting the hidden coherence of Creation. (A retropost from 2011).
    Notes:
    First published in 'Vanity Fea', 30 Sept. 2011
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