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The Oxford Francis Bacon I. Early Writings 1584-1596. The Oxford Francis Bacon. He is the author of biographies of Francis Bacon (with Lisa Jardine, 1998), Philip Sidney (2003) and James VI and I (2003), and of Shakespeare's Letters (2008). The Oxford Francis Bacon I.

Alan Stewart with Harriet Knight (ed., The Oxford Francis Bacon, vol. 1: Early Writings, 1584–1596. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-19-818313-6. AlanStewart with HarrietKnight (ed.

This volume contains Bacon's earliest known writings, dating from 1584 to 1596.

Volume 46 Issue 3. Alan Stewart with Harriet Knigh. The British Journal for the History of Science.

Bacon’s writings to 1596 generally reflect his professional occupations: legal, political, and parliamentary. They include substantial writings on the Martin Marprelate controversy of 1588-1589, Roman Catholic attacks on Elizabeth’s government (1593); dramatic entertainments put on at Gray’s Inn and the court; tracts on important legal cases of the period; notes from his extensive reading; and letters of advice written for and to Bacon’s patron, Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex.

Alan Stewart writes on early modern literature, history, and culture.

Published by Oxford University Press. The scholar who sought to reclassify the whole of human knowledge and lay the foundations for the systematic conquest of nature was also the careerist who desperately sought public office, working his way up to become James I’s lord chancellor, only to be brought down by his political opponents on a charge of corruption.

Find nearly any book by Harriet Knight. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. by Alan Stewart, Harriet Knight. ISBN 9780198183136 (978-0-19-818313-6) Hardcover, Oxford University Press, 2012.

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This volume belongs to the new critical edition of the complete works of Francis Bacon (1561-1626). The edition presents the works in broadly chronological order and in accordance with the principles of modern textual scholarship. This volume contains Bacon's earliest known writings, dating from 1584 to 1596, comprising position papers, commentaries on printed works, legal readings and opinions, and discourses of advice, usually written in response to specific events or demands, and circulated in manuscript. Bacon's writings to 1596 generally reflect his professional occupations: legal, political, and parliamentary. They include substantial writings on the Martin Marprelate controversy of 1588-1589, Roman Catholic attacks on Elizabeth's government (1593); dramatic entertainments put on at Gray's Inn and the court; tracts on important legal cases of the period; notes from his extensive reading; and letters of advice written for and to Bacon's patron, Robert Devereux, second earl of Essex. Despite the 'occasional' nature of these writings, there is clearly visible across them the early signs - 'seeds' as their author would call them-of the philosophy Francis Bacon would later come to write. The writings are presented with substantial introductions, and full commentaries and glossaries
The Oxford Francis Bacon I: Early Writings 1584-1596 ebook
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Harriet Knight,Alan Stewart
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