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Darwin the writer

Author: George Levine
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] Oxford University Press 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Darwin's enormous cultural success depended as much on the construction of his argument and the artistry of his language as it did on the power of his ideas. By exploring Darwin as a writer as well  Read more...

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Named Person: Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Levine
ISBN: 9780199608430 0199608431
OCLC Number: 1014983378
Description: XVII, 244 p. 23 cm
Contents: 1. Darwin, the Writer ; 2. Learning to See: Darwin's Prophetic Apprenticeship on the Beagle Voyage ; 3. The Prose of On the Origin of Species ; 4. Surprise and Paradox: Darwin's Artful Legacy ; 5. Darwinian Mind and Wildean Paradox ; 6. Hardy's Woodlanders and the Darwinian Grotesque ; 7. Coda: The Comic Darwin
Responsibility: by George Levine.
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Recommended * J.S. Schwartz, Choice * Levine is most provocative when he contrasts Darwin's articulation of natural selection with accounts that have followed * New Scientist * Triumphantly, George Read more...

 
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