Seth Rudy, Literature and Encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain: The Pursuit of Complete Knowledge

Adrian J. Wallbank

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Review by Adrian J. Wallbank (Royal Holloway, University of London) of Seth Rudy, Literature and Encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain: The Pursuit of Complete Knowledge. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Pp. 253. £55. ISBN9781137411532.


Keywords


Seth Rudy; Encyclopedias; Systems; Enlightenment; Knowledge; Epic; Dictionaries; Usefulness; History; Eighteenth-Century Literature

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