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Title Marking time : romanticism and evolution / edited by Joel Faflak.

Publication Info. Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2017]

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Contents Introduction. Marking time : romanticism and evolution / Joel Faflak -- Part one: Romanticism's Darwin. 1. Plants, analogy, and perfection : loose and strict analogies / Gillian Beer ; 2. Darwin and the mobility of species / Alan Bewell ; 3. Darwin's ideas [ideas in strikethrough text] / Matthew Rowlinson -- Part two: Romantic temporalities. 4. Deep time in the South Pacific : scientific voyaging and the ancient/primitive analogy / Noah Heringman ; 5. Malthus our contemporary? : toward a political economy of sex / Maureen N. McLane -- Part three: Goethe and the contingencies of life. 6. Structure and advancement in Goethe's morphology / Gábor Áron Zemplén ; 7. Vertiginous life : Goethe, bones, and Italy / Andrew Piper ; 8. Taking chances / Theresa M. Kelley -- Part four: Evolutionary idealisms. 9. Did Goethe and Schelling endorse species evolution? / Robert J. Richards ; 10. The vitality of idealism : life and evolution in Schelling's and Hegel's systems / Tilottama Rajan ; 11. Degeneration : inversions of teleology / Joan Steigerwald.
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Summary "Victorian studies scholars have long studied the impact of Charles Darwin's writings on nineteenth-century culture. However, few have ventured to examine the precursors to the ideas of Darwin and others in the Romantic period. 'Marking time', edited by Joel Faflak, analyses prevailing notions of evolution by tracing its origins to the literary, scientific, and philosophical discourses of the long nineteenth century. The volume's contributors revisit key developments in the history of evolution prior to 'On the origin of species' and explore British and European Romanticism's negotiation between the classic idea of a great immutable chain of being and modern notions of historical change. 'Marking time' reveals how Romantic and post-Romantic configurations of historical, socio-cultural, scientific, and philosophical transformation continue to exert a profound influence on critical and cultural thought."--The dustjacket
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Subject Evolution (Biology) in literature.
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and science -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and science -- History -- 19th century.
Romanticism.
Littérature et sciences -- Histoire -- 18e siècle.
Littérature et sciences -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.
Romantisme.
romanticism (form of expression)
SCIENCE -- History.
Evolution (Biology) in literature. (OCoLC)fst00917331
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst00917312
Literature and science. (OCoLC)fst01000093
Romanticism. (OCoLC)fst01100133
Chronological Term 1700-1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Faflak, Joel, editor.
Spine Title Marking time : romanticism & evolution
Added Title Romanticism and evolution
Other Form: Print version: Marking time Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, [2017] 9781442644304 (hardcover : acid-free paper) (DLC) 2017486398
ISBN 1442644303
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