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Magic, science, and empire in postcolonial literature : the alchemical literary imagination

Author: Kathleen J Renk
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2012.
Series: Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, 4.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen J Renk
ISBN: 9780415899062 0415899060 9780203156117 0203156110
OCLC Number: 724641014
Description: xii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The alchemical imagination --
Victorian science : debating Darwin and natural history --
Hermeticism "gone underground" : Victorian science and pseudoscience in the age of empire --
Superseding Newtonian determinism : chaos, quantum heresies, and hyperspace in post-imperial literature --
Paradise as chaos : the deconstruction of determinism.
Series Title: Routledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature, 4.
Responsibility: Kathleen J. Renk.

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