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In part, this is a historical "other", located across the discipline's checkered past and associated, for example, with the hyper-quantification of the world during the heyday of numbers, or the encyclopedism of the old-fashioned, Vidalian regional studies.
The final chapter of particular interest to Cervantes scholars is Marina Brownlee's "Encyclopedism, Poiesis, and Modernity." Brownlee, like Cascardi, is interested in the intersections between myth and reality, and in the ways that early modern Spanish literary texts present the interplay between the two.
"Impervious to US Parsing: Encyclopedism, Autism, and Infinite Jest." Consider David Foster Wallace: Critical Essays.
The other, scholastic encyclopedism, was not yet in such dire straits.
Alexander Pushkin's novel in verse Eugene Onegin (1833) overcame thresholds imposed by the conventions of genre and style to become a threshold text itself over the course of its canonization; marked by innovation and a sharp break with tradition, it is a text that divides Russian literature into a "before" and "after." Contemporary literary criticism labeled it an "encyclopedia of Russian society"--a label that, throughout the history of its interpretation, certainly obscured the purely literary encyclopedism of the text.
"There is an encyclopedism to the way the Enlightenment mind works.
(53.) Otto Neurath, 'The Orchestration of the Sciences by the Encyclopedism of Logical Empiricism', Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 6, 4, (1946): 499-500.
"Encyclopedism in Anatomy of Melancholy." Renaissance and Reformation 34 (1998): 5-22.
(9.) Concerning The American Woman's Home, Jane Tompkins specifically argues, "The imperialistic drive behind the encyclopedism and determined practicality of this household manual ...
In the context of Le Palais as a fragmented encyclopedia, the parody could even be explicitly targeted at the promise apparent in some formulations of encyclopedism, where a single group of secrets would provide the key to the whole of learning.
The Underwritten Circle: A Theory of Fictional Encyclopedism (James Joyce, Jorge Luis Borges, Juan Benet)." Diss.
Chapter 1, "The Space of the Encyclopedia," describes the evolution of the form, charting within that story an essential doubleness epitomized by Rabelais's allegory of encyclopedism in Pantraguel (1535), which captures the way the encyclopedia appears as "alternately, and often in the same form, a spring of truth and a pit of error because one of [its] ...
My other two examples reveal how Landino's use of scientific information is motivated not only by reasons of didactic encyclopedism, but also by the need to engage with earlier commentators and to offer new critical readings of passages in the Commedia.