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Uncommon Contexts : Encounters between Science and Literature, 1800-1914

By: Marsden, Ben.
Contributor(s): Hutchison, Hazel | O''Connor, Ralph.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century: Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2013Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (255 p.).ISBN: 9781781443774.Subject(s): Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Science in literature -- History -- 19th century | Scientific literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Uncommon Contexts : Encounters between Science and Literature, 1800–1914DDC classification: 820.9 | 820.936 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; List of Figures; Introduction; 1. The Experimental Novel and the Literature of Physiology; 2. An Active Nature; 3. Hyena-Hunting and Byron-Bashing in the Old North; 4. Re-Reading Isambard Kingdom Brunel; 5. genre and Geometry; 6. Elizabeth Gaskell's Social Vision; 7. 'I Have in Mind a Study of a Scotch Seaman' ; 8. 'The Telegraph has Other Work to Do'; Notes; Index
Summary: Britain in the long nineteenth century developed an increasing interest in science of all kinds. The essays in this collection uncover this symbiotic relationship between literature and science.
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Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; List of Figures; Introduction; 1. The Experimental Novel and the Literature of Physiology; 2. An Active Nature; 3. Hyena-Hunting and Byron-Bashing in the Old North; 4. Re-Reading Isambard Kingdom Brunel; 5. genre and Geometry; 6. Elizabeth Gaskell's Social Vision; 7. 'I Have in Mind a Study of a Scotch Seaman' ; 8. 'The Telegraph has Other Work to Do'; Notes; Index

Britain in the long nineteenth century developed an increasing interest in science of all kinds. The essays in this collection uncover this symbiotic relationship between literature and science.

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