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In Pursuit of a Scientific Culture: Science, Art, & Society in the Victorian Age

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Book News Annotation:

Traces the rise of positivism to replace romanticism as the dominant philosophy of the 19th century (at least among English intellectuals). Dale (English, U. of California, Davis) draws mostly on the writing of George Henry Lewes, and explores positivist influence on such writers as George Eliot, Charles Darwin, and Thomas Hardy. Cloth edition (unseen), $42.50.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780299122645
Subtitle:
(science, art, and society in the Victorian age )
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Location:
Madison, Wis. :
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Science
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
English literature
Subject:
Literature and science
Subject:
Science in literature
Subject:
Positivism in literature.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 289-329.
Series:
Science and literature
Series Volume:
no. 668
Publication Date:
c1989
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
ix, 338 p.
Dimensions:
8.98x6.06x.88 in. 1.05 lbs.

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Humanities » Literary Criticism » Literary and Cultural Studies

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