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Literature, science, psychoanalysis, 1830-1970 : essays in honour of Gillian Beer / edited by Helen Small and Trudi Tate.

Contributor(s): Beer, Gillian | Small, Helen | Tate, Trudi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2003Description: vi, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0199266670 (hardcover).Subject(s): Beer, Gillian -- Bibliography | English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Psychoanalysis and literature -- Great Britain -- History | Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Psychoanalysis in literature | Science in literatureDDC classification:
Contents:
Darwin's 'second sun' : Alexander von Humbolt and the genesis of The Voyage of the Beagle / Nigel Leask -- 'And if it be a pretty woman all the better' --Darwin and sexual selection / George Levine -- Ordering creation, or maybe not / Harriet Ritvo -- Chances are : Henry Buckle, Thomas Hardy, and the invididual at risk / Helen Small -- Psychology of childhood in Victorian literature and medicine / Sally Shuttleworth -- Freudian curiosity / Rachel Bowlby -- Freud's theory of metaphor : Beyond the Pleasure Principle, nineteenth-century science and figurative language / Suzanne Raitt -- On not being able to sleep / Jacqueline Rose -- 'Brownie' Sharpe and the stuff of dreams / Mary Jacobus -- On not knowing why : memorializing the Light Brigade / Trudi Tate -- Sounds of the city : Virginia Woolf and modern noise / Kate Flint -- 'Chloe liked Olivia' : the woman scientist, sex, and suffrage / Maroula Joannou -- Chemistry of truth and the literature of dystopia / Alison Winter -- Coming of age / E.F. Keller.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-248) and index.

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