Table of contents for Of books and botany in early modern England : sixteenth-century plants and print culture / by Leah Knight.

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Contents
	List of Illustrations	
Preface	Writing on Hyacinths: A Prelude	
	Acknowledgments	
Chapter 1	Published virtues of the earth: An introduction	1
Chapter 2	The bookish nature of botanical culture: Continental contexts
i.	Botanical renaissance: A potted history
ii.	Words and things in humanist herbalism
iii.	Botany by the book
iv.	Botanical Gardens in Book Form: The Herbaria
	18
Chapter 3	Botanical reformation in William Turner¿s books of nature 
i.	Biographical contexts
ii.	Anthological botany
iii.	Turner¿s reforms: Naming and translating
iv.	What¿s in a name? Truth, falsity, and fiction
	56
Chapter 4	John Gerard¿s uncommon ground
i.	The garden grows: From catalogue to herbal
ii.	The anthology of nature: Gerard¿s as editor and author 
iii.
iv.	Botanical poetics and the rhetoric of description
Imaginary gardens: Poets as herbalists
	108
Chapter 5
	Domesticated plants and domesticating books: Cultivating household textual collection 
i.	The place of books
ii.	The Place of Plants
iii.	Gallery and Paradise
iv.	Stillroom and study 
v.	Posies transposed
	181
Chapter 6	Epilogue 	218
	Bibliography	222
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Botany -- History -- 16th century.
Early printed books -- England -- History -- 16th century.
England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Turner, William. d. 1568.
Gerard, John, 1545-1612.
Botany in literature.