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

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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; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; George Eliot; Thomas Hardy; George Eliot; Thomas Hardy
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 pages) : illustrations
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.
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