The Poetic Enlightenment: Poetry and Human Science, 1650-1820
Tom Jones (Editor) and Rowan Boyson (Editor)
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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.