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Signs of science : literature, science, and Spanish modernity since 1868

Author: Dale J Pratt
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2001.
Series: Purdue studies in Romance literatures, v. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Signs of Science: Literature, Science and Spanish Modernity since 1868 traces how Spanish culture represented scientific activity from the mid-nineteenth century onward. The book combines the global perspective afforded by historical narrative with detailed rhetorical analyses of images of science in specific literary and scientific texts. As literary criticism, it seeks to illuminate similarities and differences  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pratt, Dale J., 1965-
Signs of science.
West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606560135
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale J Pratt
ISBN: 1557532214 9781557532213
OCLC Number: 44516643
Description: ix, 226 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: "One Short Sentence": The Spanish Reception of Darwinism --
Pride and Natural Theology --
The Introduction of Darwinism --
Darwinism as Image --
Decorative Science, Pedants, and Spanish Realism --
Realists and Positivists --
Reliable and Unreliable Representatives of Science --
Scientific Spokespersons in Spanish Realism --
Images of Science in La Regenta --
Science, Faith, and Reference --
Ramon y Cajal and Biological Tropology --
Faith in Words --
Metaphysics and Modernity --
"Perspectivas tan vastas": "Scientific" Images of Science --
Metaphors and Science --
The Poetics of Scientific Popularization --
Cajal's Scientific Rhetoric --
The Scientific Value of Anthropomorphism --
Rhetoric and Progress --
The Tragicomedy of Science in 1898 --
Sublimity and Modern Epistemology --
Science and Love (Again) in Galdos --
Unamuno and Comical Science --
Baroja and Tragic Science --
Mecanopolis --
"Muy Siglo XX": Science and Culture --
Ortega and "lo moderno" --
Ortega and Scientific Images --
Ortega and Evolution --
Ortega and Relativity --
A Scientific Humanist --
Lain's Synthesis: History and Medicine --
The Silent Time: Franco and Science --
An Unscientific Solution.
Series Title: Purdue studies in Romance literatures, v. 22.
Responsibility: Dale J. Pratt.

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