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Languages of nature : critical essays on science and literature / edited by L.J. Jordanova; foreword by Raymond Williams.

Contributor(s): Jordanova, L. J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1986Edition: 1st ed.Description: 351 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0813511941.Subject(s): English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Science in literature | Nature in literature | Literature and science | French literature -- History and criticismDDC classification:
Contents:
Contents: The eighteenth century: "Nature" as ethical norm in the Enlightenment / A.E. Pilkington. Naturalizing the family / L.J. Jordanova. Sensibility, sympathy, benevolence / James Rodgers. The scientific muse / Maureen McNeil -- The nineteenth century: The face of nature / Gillian Beer. Fairy tale or science? / Sally Shuttleworth. Michelet and the uses of natural reference / Roger Huss.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [323]-343.

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