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Fact and fiction : literary and scientific cultures in Germany and Britain

Author: Christine Lehleiter; Jocelyn Holland
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Knowledge Unlatched.; Open Access e-Books.
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"Fact and Fiction explores the intersection between literature and the sciences, focusing on German and British culture between the eighteenth century and today. Observing that it was in the eighteenth century that the divide between science and literature as disciplines first began to be defined, the contributors to this collection probe how authors from that time onwards have assessed and affected the relationship  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Fact and fiction.
Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
(OCoLC)920015696
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Lehleiter; Jocelyn Holland
ISBN: 1442645989 9781442645981 9781442664135 1442664134 9781487511401 148751140X
OCLC Number: 953098401
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 354 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction. Fact and fiction : literary and scientific cultures in Germany and Britain --
thoughts on a contentious relationship / Christine Lehleiter --
Facts are what one makes of them : constructing the Faktum in the Enlightenment and early German Romanticism / Jocelyn Holland --
The competing structures of signification in Samuel Hahnemann's Homeopathy : between 18th-century Semiosis and Romantic Hermeneutics / Alice Kuzniar --
"She comes! the GODDESS!" : narrating nature in Erasmus Darwin's The Botanic Garden (1791) / Ann Shteir --
Elective affinities/Wahlverwandtschaften : the career of a metaphor / Christian P. Weber --
Physics disarmed : probabilistic knowledge in the works of James Clerk Maxwell and George Eliot / Tina Young Choi --
Herder's unsettling of the distinction between fact and fiction / John K. Noyes --
Fictional feedback : empirical souls and self-deception in the Magazine for empirical psychology and beyond / Michael House --
Fictional feelings : psychological aesthetics and the paradox of tragic pleasure / Tobias Wilke --
Coining a discipline : Lessing, Reimarus, and a science of religion / Stefani Engelstein --
Kin selection, Mendel's "Salutary Principle," and the fate of characters in Forster's The longest journey / Daniel Aureliano Newman --
Anatomy collections in and of the mind : science, the body and language in the writings of Durs Grünbein and Thomas Hettche / Peter M. McIsaac --
Vivifying the uncanny : ethnographic mannequins and exotic performers in nineteenth-century German exhibition culture / A. Dana Weber.
Series Title: Knowledge Unlatched.; Open Access e-Books.
Other Titles: Fact and fiction (University of Toronto Press)
Literary and scientific cultures in Germany and Britain
Responsibility: edited by Christine Lehleiter.
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Fact and Fiction explores the intersection between literature and the sciences, focusing on German and British culture between the eighteenth century and today.  Read more...

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