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Colonies, cults and evolution : literature, science and culture in nineteenth-century writing

Author: David Amigoni
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 59.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating study of the intellectual links between evolutionary science and literature.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Amigoni, David.
Colonies, cults and evolution.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2008295811
(OCoLC)173238952
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Amigoni
ISBN: 9780511379284 0511379285
OCLC Number: 224438122
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 237 pages).
Contents: 'Symbolical of more important things': writing science, religion and colonialism in Coleridge's 'culture' --
'Our origin, what matters it?': Wordsworth's excursive portmanteau of culture --
Charles Darwin's entanglements with stray colonists: cultivation and the species questions --
'In one another's being mingle': biology and the dissemination of 'culture' after 1859 --
Samuel Butler's symbolic offensives: colonies and mechanical devices in the margins of evolutionary writing --
Edmund Gosse's cultural evolution: sympathetic magic, imitation and contagious literature --
Conclusion: culture's field, culture's vital robe.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 59.
Responsibility: David Amigoni.

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