Event 3: Reading List

Event 3

For Day 1, David Knight’s plenary lecture

R. Holmes, The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science (London: HarperCollins, 2008). Chapter 6.

M. Jay, The Atmosphere of Heaven: the Unnatural Experiments of Dr Beddoes and His Sons of Genius (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009). Section on Davy.

D. Knight, The Making of Modern Science: Science, Technology, Medicine and Modernity, 1789-1914 (Cambridge: Polity, 2009). Chapters 1 and 2.

W. St Clair, The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004). Chapters 10 and 11.

For Day 1, Michael Hunter’s seminar

Michael Hunter, Editing Early Modern Texts: An Introduction to Principles and Practice (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007)

Michael Hunter, ‘Whither Editing?’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 34 (2003), 805-20

‘Digitizing Correspondence Workshop Report’ (17 September 2009)

For Day 2, workshop activity

For Day 2, required reading

Sam Alberti, ‘Objects and the Museum’, Isis, 96 (2005), 559-71

Simon Naylor, ‘Introduction: Historical Geographies of Science – Places, Contexts, Cartographies’, British Journal for the History of Science, 38 (2005), 1-12

For Day 2, suggested reading

Joseph Conrad, ‘The Partner’

For Day 2, John McAleer’s session

Harriet Guest, ‘The Great Distinction: Figures of the Exotic in the Work of William Hodges’, Oxford Art Journal, 12:2 (1989), 36-58

Bernard Smith, ‘European Vision and the South Pacific’Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 13 (1950), 65-100

For Day 2, Gillian Hutchinson’s session

J. B. Harley, ‘Maps, Knowledge, and Power’, in New Nature of Maps: Essays in the History of Cartography, ed. by Paul Laxton (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001), pp. 52-82

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