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Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World: The Life and Work of the Last… (2009)

by Joscelyn Godwin

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I'm trying to not add books before I've actually read them (trying to keep some track of them) but I just have to say how thrilled I am by this one, although barely having read the first chapter!
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Athanasius Kircher stands out against the background of his time like some rugged headland jutting into the sea- perhaps one of those formations in which the imaginative eye discerns a monstrous fate.
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"A major study of both the written and pictorial work of a neglected genius whose breadth of interest made him the last Renaissance man."--Provided by publisher.

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