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The Cambridge companion to literature and science, edited by Steven Meyer, Washington University in St Louis

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The Cambridge companion to literature and science
Title
The Cambridge companion to literature and science
Statement of responsibility
edited by Steven Meyer, Washington University in St Louis
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1959, C. P. Snow lamented the presence of what he called the 'two cultures': the apparently unbridgeable chasm of understanding and knowledge between modern literature and modern science. In recent decades, scholars have worked diligently and often with great ingenuity to interrogate claims like Snow's that represent twentieth- and twenty-first-century literature and science as radically alienated from each other. The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Science offers a roadmap to developments that have contributed to the demonstration and emergence of reciprocal connections between the two domains of inquiry. Weaving together theory and empiricism, individual chapters explore major figures - Shakespeare, Bacon, Emerson, Darwin, Henry James, William James, Whitehead, Einstein, Empson, and McClintock; major genres and modes of writing - fiction, science fiction, non-fiction prose, poetry, and dramatic works; and major theories and movements - pragmatism, critical theory, science studies, cognitive science, ecocriticism, cultural studies, affect theory, digital humanities, and expanded empiricisms. This book will be a key resource for scholars, graduate students, and undergradua
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UkCbUP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Meyer, Steven
Series statement
Cambridge companions to literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature and science
  • Literature and techology
  • Science in literature
  • Technology in literatuare
  • Literature, Modern
Label
The Cambridge companion to literature and science, edited by Steven Meyer, Washington University in St Louis
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 27 Apr 2018)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction Steven Meyer; Part I. Glimpses of Present and Future: Literature and Science Studies: 1. Science fiction to science studies Isabelle Stengers; Part II. Snapshots of The Past: Literature and Science: 2. Shakespeare and modern science Mary Baine Campbell; 3. Darwin and literature Devin Griffiths; 4. William James, Henry James, and the impact of science Joan Richardson; 5. Empson's Einstein: science and modern reading Kitt Price; Part III. In Theory: Literary Studies and Science Studies: 6. Science studies and literary theory Hugh Crawford; 7. From writing science to digital humanities Haun Saussy and Tim Lenoir; 8. Science studies as cultural studies James J. Bono; 9. Reading affect: literature and science after Klein and Tomkins Adam Frank; Part IV. In Practice: Literary Studies and Science: 10. The global turn: Thoreau and the sixth extinction Wai Chee Dimock; 11. Literary studies and cognitive science Alan Richardson; 12. Modernism, technology, and the life sciences Tim Armstrong; 13. The long history of cognitive practices: literacy, numeracy, aesthetics Reviel Netz; Futures past and present: literature and science in an age of Whitehead Steven Meyer
Control code
CR9781139942096
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 324 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139942096
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The Cambridge companion to literature and science, edited by Steven Meyer, Washington University in St Louis
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 27 Apr 2018)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction Steven Meyer; Part I. Glimpses of Present and Future: Literature and Science Studies: 1. Science fiction to science studies Isabelle Stengers; Part II. Snapshots of The Past: Literature and Science: 2. Shakespeare and modern science Mary Baine Campbell; 3. Darwin and literature Devin Griffiths; 4. William James, Henry James, and the impact of science Joan Richardson; 5. Empson's Einstein: science and modern reading Kitt Price; Part III. In Theory: Literary Studies and Science Studies: 6. Science studies and literary theory Hugh Crawford; 7. From writing science to digital humanities Haun Saussy and Tim Lenoir; 8. Science studies as cultural studies James J. Bono; 9. Reading affect: literature and science after Klein and Tomkins Adam Frank; Part IV. In Practice: Literary Studies and Science: 10. The global turn: Thoreau and the sixth extinction Wai Chee Dimock; 11. Literary studies and cognitive science Alan Richardson; 12. Modernism, technology, and the life sciences Tim Armstrong; 13. The long history of cognitive practices: literacy, numeracy, aesthetics Reviel Netz; Futures past and present: literature and science in an age of Whitehead Steven Meyer
Control code
CR9781139942096
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 324 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139942096
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote

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