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George Eliot and nineteenth-century science : the make-believe of a beginning

Author: Sally Shuttleworth
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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This study explores the ways in which George Eliot's involvement with contemporary scientific theory affected the evolution of her fiction.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot; George Eliot
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Shuttleworth
ISBN: 0521335841 9780521335843 0521257867 9780521257862
OCLC Number: 17497076
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 257 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Science and social thought : the rise of organic theory --
Adam Bede : natural history as social vision --
The Mill on the floss : the shadowy armies of the unconscious --
Silas Marner : a divided Eden --
Romola : the authority of history --
Felix Holt : social and sexual politics --
Middlemarch : an experiment in time --
Daniel Deronda : fragmentation and organic union.
Responsibility: Sally Shuttleworth.

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