I. Literary Genres of Science Writing -- 1. The Experimental Novel and the Literature of Physiology / Paul White -- 2. An Active Nature: Robert Hunt and the Genres of Science Writing / Melanie Keene -- 3. Hyena-Hunting and Byron-Bashing in the Old North: William Buckland, Geological Verse and the Radical Threat / Ralph O'Connor -- II. Pushing the Boundaries of `Literature and Science' -- 4. Re-reading Isambard Kingdom Brunel: Engineering Literature in the Early Nineteenth Century / Ben Marsden -- 5. Genre and Geometry: Victorian Mathematics and the Study of Literature and Science / Alice Jenkins -- III. Science and Technology in Fiction -- 6. Elizabeth Gaskell's Social Vision: The Natural Histories of Mary Barton / Anne Secord -- 7.`I Have in Mind a Study of a Scotch Seaman': Witnessing Power in Joseph Conrad's Early Literature of the Sea / Crosbie Smith -- 8.`The Telegraph has Other Work to Do': Reading and Consciousness in Henry James's In the Cage / Hazel Hutchison.