Literature and Science

Paperback | December 16, 2014

byMartin Willis

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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.

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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 ...

Martin Willis is Professor of Science, Literature and Communication at the University of Westminster, 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.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.54 × 5.44 × 0.46 inPublished:December 16, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage: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