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Loving faster than light : romance and readers in Einstein's universe / Katy Price.

By: Price, Katy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2012Description: xi, 261 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226680736 (cloth); 0226680738 (cloth).Subject(s): Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation | Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944 -- Criticism and interpretation | Empson, William, 1906-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation | Relativity (Physics) in literature -- History and criticism | Relativity (Physics) -- Press coverage -- History and criticism | Literature and science | English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Pulp literature, English -- 20th century -- History and criticismDDC classification:
Contents:
Light caught bending: Relativity in the newspapers -- Einstein for the tired business man: exposition in magazines -- Cracks in the cosmos: space and time in pulp fiction -- A lady on Neptune: Arthur Eddington's talkative universe -- A freak sort of planet: Dorothy L. Sayers's cosmic bachelors -- Talking to Mars: William Empson's astronomy love poems -- Conclusion: Dreaming the future.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-250) and index.

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