Darwin And The Novelists: Patterns of Science in Victorian Fiction

Paperback | January 1, 1992

byGeorge Levine

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Levine shows how Darwin's ideas affected nineteenth-century novelists—from Dickens and Trollope to Conrad. "Levine stands in our day as the premier critic and commentator on Victorian prose."—Frank M. Turner, Nineteenth-Century Literature. "Magnificently written, with a care and delicacy worthy of its subject."—Nina Auerbach, University of Pennsylvania

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Levine shows how Darwin's ideas affected nineteenth-century novelists—from Dickens and Trollope to Conrad. "Levine stands in our day as the premier critic and commentator on Victorian prose."—Frank M. Turner, Nineteenth-Century Literature. "Magnificently written, with a care and delicacy worthy of its subject."—Nina Auerbach, Universit...

George Levine is the Kenneth Burke Professor of English at Rutgers University and the author of The Realistic Imagination, published by the University of Chicago Press.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:334 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 1.2 inPublished:January 1, 1992Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226475743

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Table of Contents

1. Darwin among the Novelists
2. Natural Theology: Whewell and Darwin
3. Mansfield Park: Observation Rewarded
4. Darwin's Revolution: From Natural Theology to Natural Selection
5. Dickens and Darwin
6. Little Dorrit and Three Kinds of Science
7. The Darwinian World of Anthony Trollope
8. The Perils of Observation
9. From Scott to Darwin to Conrad: Revolution Not Evolution
Notes
Index