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Darwin and the Novelists

Patterns of Science in Victorian Fiction

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$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780674192850

Publication Date: 09/07/1988


336 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches


  • 1. Darwin among the Novelists
  • 2. Natural Theology: Whewell and Darwin
  • 3. Mansfield Park: Observation Rewarded
  • 4. Darwin’s Revolution: From Natural Theology to Natural Selection
  • 5. Dickens and Darwin
  • 6. Little Dorrit and Three Kinds of Science
  • 7. The Darwinian World of Anthony Trollope
  • 8. The Perils of Observation
  • 9. From Scott to Darwin to Conrad: Revolution Not Evolution
  • Notes
  • Index

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