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The Enthusiast : Anatomy of the Fanatic in Seventeenth-Century British Culture

Title
The Enthusiast : Anatomy of the Fanatic in Seventeenth-Century British Culture / William Cook Miller.
ISBN
9781501770821
9781501770807
9781501770814
Publication
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2023.
Manufacture
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2023
Copyright Notice Date
©2023.
Physical Description
1 online resource (258 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Local Notes
Access is available to the Yale community.
Notes
Description based on print version record.
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Summary
"This book tells the story of the birth, rise, and intergenerational revision of the 'Enthusiast' character type during the Reformation and its importance for the ideas and literary style of the early British Enlightenment."-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
Project MUSE complete collection 2023.
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 26, 2023
Contents
Introduction: Prophets, true and false
The mere enthusiast
Henry More's compound enthusiast
The double life of the compound enthusiast
John Locke's enthusiasts
The universal enthusiast in Shaftesbury and Astell
Swift's enthusiastic personae
Conclusion: Prophecy and the big allegory.
Genre/Form
Literary criticism.
Literary criticism.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Project Muse. distributor
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