astrologer, biologist, classical scholar, cosmologist, astrophysicist, archeologist, archaeologist, chemist, astronomer, botanist.
First of all Jonson was a classicist,
that is, he believed in restraint and precedent in art in opposition to the prevalent ungoverned and irresponsible Renaissance spirit.
But at least the example of these Classicist
writers has proved that literature itself is not only profoundly affected, but made and unmade, by theories of literature.
She eschewed the Classicist
writers as though they had never existed.