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Title Darwin, Tennyson and their readers : explorations in Victorian literature and science / edited by Valerie Purton.

Publication Info. New York : Anthem Press, [2013]


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Contents Introduction -- Valerie Purton; Chapter 1: Tennyson's 'Locksley Hall': Progress and Destitution -Roger Ebbatson; Chapter 2: 'Tennyson's Drift': Evolution in 'The Princess' -- Rebecca Stott; Chapter 3: History, Materiality and Type in Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' -- Matthew Rowlinson; Chapter 4: Darwin, Tennyson and the Writing of 'The Holy Grail' -- Valerie Purton; Chapter 5: 'An Undue Simplification': Tennyson's Evolutionary Afterlife -- Michiel Nys; Chapter 6: 'Like a Megatherium Smoking a Cigar': Darwin's Beagle Fossils in Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture -- Gowan Dawson; Chapter 7: 'No Such Thing as a Flower ... No Such Thing as a Man': John Ruskin's Response to Darwin -- Clive Wilmer; Chapter 8: Darwin and the Art of Paradox -- George Levine; Chapter 9: Systems and Extravagance: Darwin, Meredith, Tennyson -- Gillian Beer; Chapter 10: T.H. Huxley, Science and Cultural Agency -- Jeff Wallace; Notes on Contributors.
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Summary 'Darwin, Tennyson and Their Readers: Explorations in Victorian Literature and Science' is an edited collection of essays from leading authorities in the field of Victorian literature and science, including Gillian Beer and George Levine. Darwin, Tennyson, Huxley, Ruskin, Richard Owen, Meredith, Wilde and other major writers are discussed, as established scholars in this area explore the interaction between Victorian literary and scientific figures which helped build the intellectual climate of twenty-first century debates.
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Subject Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892.
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 (OCoLC)fst00029136
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 (OCoLC)fst00054773
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892 (OCoLC)fst00047044
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 (OCoLC)fst00033910
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
English literature. (OCoLC)fst00911989
Literature and science. (OCoLC)fst01000093
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Added Author Purton, Valerie, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Darwin, Tennyson and their readers 9780857280763 (DLC) 2013029740 (OCoLC)841893635
ISBN 9780857280824 (electronic bk.)
0857280821 (electronic bk.)
9780857280763 (electronic bk.)
0857280767 (electronic bk.)
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DEBBG BV043031473
DEBSZ 429975813
UKMGB 017989688
CHVBK 55623927X
CHNEW 001035465

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