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Literature and Science : Social Impact and Interaction

By: Cartwright, John H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2005Description: 1 online resource (493 p.).ISBN: 9781851094639.Subject(s): Literature and scienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Literature and Science : Social Impact and InteractionDDC classification: 809.93356 | 809/.9336 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preliminaries; Contents; 1 Medieval Cosmology and European Literature: Dante and Chaucer; 2 Science and Literature in the Elizabethan Renaissance; 3 Science and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England; 4 Science and Literature 1680-1790; 5 The Touch of Cold Philosophy; 6 Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Science:; 7 Those Dreadful Hammers: Geology and Evolution in Nineteenth-Century Literature; 8 Darwin's Gothic; 9 Themes in Science Fiction; 10 Science and Literature in the Twentieth Century; 11 The Two Cultures Debates; 12 Science Wars and Imperial Ambitions; Epilogue; Index
Summary: A survey of the interaction between science and Anglo-American literature from the late medieval period to the 20th century, examining how authors, thinkers, and philosophers have viewed science in literary texts, and used science as a window to the future.
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Preliminaries; Contents; 1 Medieval Cosmology and European Literature: Dante and Chaucer; 2 Science and Literature in the Elizabethan Renaissance; 3 Science and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England; 4 Science and Literature 1680-1790; 5 The Touch of Cold Philosophy; 6 Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Science:; 7 Those Dreadful Hammers: Geology and Evolution in Nineteenth-Century Literature; 8 Darwin's Gothic; 9 Themes in Science Fiction; 10 Science and Literature in the Twentieth Century; 11 The Two Cultures Debates; 12 Science Wars and Imperial Ambitions; Epilogue; Index

A survey of the interaction between science and Anglo-American literature from the late medieval period to the 20th century, examining how authors, thinkers, and philosophers have viewed science in literary texts, and used science as a window to the future.

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