skip to content
Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot, and nineteenth-century fiction Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot, and nineteenth-century fiction

Author: Gillian Beer
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

New edition of highly acclaimed book examining Darwin's work in a literary/cultural context.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beer, Gillian.
Darwin's plots.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99051377
(OCoLC)42641739
Named Person: George Eliot; Thomas Hardy; Charles Darwin; George Eliot; Thomas Hardy; Charles Darwin; George Eliot; Thomas Hardy; George Eliot; Thomas Hardy; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Beer
ISBN: 0511010877 9780511010873 051103475X 9780511034756 0511118554 9780511118555 9780521783927 0521783925 9780521780087 052178008X 9780511755101 0511755104
OCLC Number: 52568453
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 277 p.) : ill.
Contents: 'Pleasure like a tragedy': imagination and the material world --
Fit and misfitting: anthropomorphism and the natural order --
Analogy, metaphor and narrative in The origin --
Darwinian myths --
George Eliot: Middlemarch --
George Eliot: Daniel Deronda and the idea of a future life --
Descent and sexual selection: women in narrative --
Finding a scale for the human: plot and writing in Hardy's novels.
Responsibility: Gillian Beer.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'The only problem with this book is deciding what to praise first. It draws on a breadth of knowledge in many fields, its literary readings are alert and original, it has a profound grasp of idea and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52568453>
library:oclcnum"52568453"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/52568453>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103100>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"English fiction--19th century--History and criticism."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008107017>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Literature and science--Great Britain--History--19th century."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"2nd ed."
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2000"
schema:description"'Pleasure like a tragedy': imagination and the material world -- Fit and misfitting: anthropomorphism and the natural order -- Analogy, metaphor and narrative in The origin -- Darwinian myths -- George Eliot: Middlemarch -- George Eliot: Daniel Deronda and the idea of a future life -- Descent and sexual selection: women in narrative -- Finding a scale for the human: plot and writing in Hardy's novels."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793827204>
schema:genre"Electronic books."@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Darwin's plots evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot, and nineteenth-century fiction"@en
schema:numberOfPages"277"
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511755101>
schema:url<http://public.eblib.com/EBLPublic/PublicView.do?ptiID=144671>
schema:url<http://oclc-marc.ebrary.com/Doc?id=2000909>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/2000909>
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=77568>
schema:url<http://www.myilibrary.com?id=16216>
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.