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Charles Darwin and victorian visual culture

Author: Jonathan Smith
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 50.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A highly illustrated account of Darwin's visual representations of his theories, and their influence on Victorian literature, art and culture, first published in 2006.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Smith
ISBN: 9780521856904 0521856906
OCLC Number: 185383729
Description: 349 s. : ill.
Contents: 1. Seeing things: Charles Darwin and Victorian visual culture; 2. Darwin's barnacles; 3. Darwin's birds; 4. Darwin's plants; 5. Darwin's faces I; 6. Darwin's faces II; 7. Darwin's worms; Bibliography.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 50.
Responsibility: Jonathan Smith.

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'... a rewarding journey through Darwin's less well-known but richly illustrated works ... the range of illustrations is superb.' The Times Literary Supplement 'In the texture of its writing, the Read more...

 
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