Literature and Science by Martin WillisLiterature and Science by Martin Willis

Literature and Science

byMartin Willis

Paperback | December 2, 2014

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This Guide introduces literature and science as a vibrant field of critical study that is increasingly influencing both university curricula and future areas of investigation. Martin Willis explores the development of the genre and its surrounding criticism from the early modern period to the present day, focusing on key texts, topics and debates.
Martin Willis is Professor of English Literature at Cardiff University, UK. He is the author of Vision, Science and Literature, 1870-1920 and Mesmerists, Monsters, and Machines: Science Fiction and the Cultures of Science in the Nineteenth Century.
Title:Literature and ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.43 inPublished:December 2, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230298192

ISBN - 13:9780230298194

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- 1. Institutions.- 2. Early Literature and Science Criticism.- 3. The Dominance of Darwin.- 4. Body.- 5. Mind.- 6. The Physical Sciences, Exploration and the Environment.- 7. Geology, Botany, Eugenics and Animal Studies.- Conclusion.- Notes.- Bibliography.- Index.