The Rings of Saturn - Chapter X Summary & Analysis

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Chapter X Summary

Chapter Ten (X) exists, like the first chapter in this book outside of the narrative journey that the author makes, and in it the author returns to his muse the Scientist, Philosopher and Doctor Thomas Browne.

Thomas Browne, he writes, held within his collection a book detailing an almost fictitious library of wonders (or Museum of Marvels). Some of the items of which were real objects, some of which Thomas Browne himself owned or had seen, and many others that he had not or had only heard of. The book is like a catalogue of marvellous sites, books, artefacts and visions that would make up the ultimate collection of curiosities. Here the author describes some of the items in the Museum, from the lost treatise' of King Solomon and other historical figures to works of art and visions of fabulous lands...

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