Sir Thomas Browne.

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  • English
Published for the British Council by Longmans, Green , [London, New York]
Browne, Thomas, -- Sir, -- 1605
SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work -- no. 108
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13535299M
LC Control Number59006840

Sir Thomas Browne was a 17th century author who wrote on a wide variety of subjects including medicine, religion, science, and the esoteric.

He is best known for his work entitled “Religio Medici”, or “The Religion of a Doctor”, which is Browne’s own spiritual testament and an early example of a psychological self-portrait.

In Search of Sir Thomas Browne was a slow-moving book about an early scientist, a medical doctor, and author, a man who coined many words, some still in use today. He was somewhat involved in finding two women as witches in Norwich, East Anglia.

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“In Search of Sir Thomas Browne” is Aldersey-Williams’s attempt to do something about this sad state of affairs. The book does not merely. Sir Thomas Browne (19 October – 19 October ) was an English polymath and author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including science and medicine, religion and the esoteric.

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Thomas was the youngest of four children of a mercer, Thomas Browne, and his wife Anne Garraway. He was born in Cheapside, London, on 19 Octoberthe year of the Gunpowder Plot. 1 After the death of Thomas Browne senior in Anne married Sir Thomas Dutton, and this remarriage within six months of her bereavement led to intervention of Cited by: 5.

Sir Thomas Browne, English physician and author, best known for his book of reflections, Religio Medici. After studying at Winchester and Oxford, Browne probably was an assistant to a doctor near Oxford.

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After taking his M.D. at Leiden inhe practiced at Shibden Hall near Halifax, in. Sir Thomas Browne (–) was an English writer, physician, and philosopher whose work has inspired everyone from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Jorge Luis Borges, Virginia Woolf to Stephen Jay Gould.

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English author and physician, born in London on the 19th of October He was admitted as a scholar of Winchester school inand matriculated at Broadgates Hall Born: Sir Thomas Browne, the 17th-century English physician and man of letters, has always been too varied a writer to achieve lasting literary fame.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sir Thomas Browne books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Browne was also a keen antiquarian (as were so many others of his class and education), and his next book, Hydriotaphia, or Urn-Burial () was the result. Working from some recent archaeological discoveries near Norwich of what were thought at the time to be Roman funeral urns, Browne produced a study of funeral customs, which expanded into.

Sir Thomas Browne earned his reputation as a ‘writer’s writer’ with this dazzling short essay on burial customs Robert McCrum Mon 13 Nov EST Last modified on Wed 21 Mar EDT. Sir Thomas Browne Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) by Sir Thomas Browne became a European best-seller which brought its author fame and respect throughout England and the continent.

Browne's spiritual testament and early psychological self-portrait was finally published in after an unauthorized version was distributed and Price: $   Sir Thomas Browne with his wife, Lady Dorothy, attributed to Joan Carlile.

Oil on panel, ca. National Portrait Gallery, London, NPG It was a time of increasing globalization, sectarian conflict, and political polarization. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Works of Sir Thomas Browne, Volume 1 by Sir Thomas Browne - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

Religio Medici, edited with a new introduction by Geoffrey Keynes, M.D., F.R.C.S. by Sir Thomas Browne () and a great selection of related books, art. The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century (Granta) won the General Non-Fiction Prize at the East Anglian Book Awards in He is currently working on a book about the astronomer and inventor Christiaan Huygens and the science of the Dutch Golden Age.

Sir Thomas Browne, Sheriff of Kent, Burgess for Dover, Treasurer of the Household, Steward of Milton & Marden was born circa at of Tong, Eythorne, Tunford in Thanington, & Kingsnorth, Kent, England.

THE MODERN READER might come to Sir Thomas Browne as a foreigner comes to a forbidding country, about which he has heard rumors of wealth and splendor. He might come, say, as Lafcadio Hearn came.

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Lyttleton's Communication to Bishop Kennet. Pseudodoxia Epidemica, Books I-IV. Thomas Browne $ - $ 'The Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century' Hugh Aldersey Williams' book about Sir Thomas Browne was published by Granta and launched at The Bookhive Norwich in This book is a brilliant way to get to know Sir Thomas Browne and how his thinking is relevant to the world today.

Sir Thomas Browne. 11 Aug Paperback. US$ Add to basket. Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. Thomas Browne. 01 Sep The Parson's Horn-Book Thomas Fl Browne. 18 Dec Paperback.

US$ Add to basket. Sir Thomas Brownes Hydriotaphia and the Garden of Cyrus. Thomas Browne. 07 Aug Hardback. Sir Thomas Browne was born in London, in the parish of St Michael le Quern, on the 19th of October His father was a London merchant, of a good Cheshire family; and his mother a Sussex lady, daughter of Mr Paul Garraway of Lewis.

Sir Thomas Browne: A Life is the first full-scale biography of the extraordinary prose artist, physician, and polymath. With the help of recent archival discoveries, the biography recasts each phase of Browne's life () and situates his incomparable writings within the diverse intellectual and social contexts in which he lived, including London, Winchester, Oxford.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3), by Thomas Browne This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Sir Thomas Browne was an eminent physician who lived and worked locally (b.d.

The first library at the old Norfolk and Norwich hospital was established in and named in his honour. The current library contains the merged collections of both the old Norfolk and Norwich and West Norwich hospitals.

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Lauded. Portraits of Sir Thomas Browne Enlarge picture Thomas Browne with his wife Dorothy, by Joan Carlile, circa From the National Portrait Gallery, London collection.

The National Portrait Gallery in London has a fine contemporary portrait of Sir Thomas Browne and his wife Dorothy (née Mileham).Children: Clemment Browne, Anne Fairfax, Edward Browne, Elizabeth Browne.