Literature and Science in the Nineteenth Century

Literature and Science in the Nineteenth Century

An Anthology

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This anthology brings together a generous selection of scientific and literary material to explore the exchanges and interactions between them. It shows how scientists and creative writers alike fed from a common imagination in their language, style, metaphors and imagery. It includes writing by Michael Faraday, Thomas Carlyle, Thomas Hardy, Charles Babbage, Charles Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain and many others. - ; 'It has been said by its opponents that science divorces itself from literature; but the statement, like so many others, arises from lack of knowledge.' John Ty.
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xlii, 575 pages).
Additional Contributors: Otis, Laura 1961-


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