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Synonyms for encyclopaedism

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10) For some comment on the encyclopaedism of Rabelais, see Bakhtin, Rabelais, 110.
Long ago Rene Wellek suggested that such encyclopaedism was both difficult and probably undesirable, and more recently the late Agostino Lombardo, writing as an editor of one such history but on a collaborative basis, suggested that the monographic approach was no longer a tenable project.
There is also a variety of historical approaches - essentialism, encyclopaedism, polytechnicalism, pragmatism, and of levels of state funding and control.