The Resource American literature and science, Robert J. Scholnick, editor

American literature and science, Robert J. Scholnick, editor

Label
American literature and science
Title
American literature and science
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Scholnick, editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Literature and science are two disciplines are two disciplines often thought to be unrelated, if not actually antagonistic. But Robert J. Scholnick points out that these areas of learning, up through the beginning of the nineteenth century, ""were understood as parts of a unitary endeavor."" By mid-century they had diverged, but literature and science have continued to interact, conflict, and illuminate each other. In this innovative work, twelve leaders in this emerging interdisciplinary field explore the long engagement of American writers with science and uncover science's conflicting meani
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
810.9/356
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS169.S413
LC item number
.A447 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Scholnick, Robert J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Literature and science
  • Science in literature
Label
American literature and science, Robert J. Scholnick, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Permeable Boundaries: Literature and Science in America; 2 ""This Brazen Serpent Is a Doctors Shop"": Edward Taylor's Medical Vision; 3 Benjamin Franklin: The Fusion of Science and Letters; 4 Thomas Jefferson; 5 An Intrinsic Luminosity: Poe's Use of Platonic and Newtonian Optics; 6 Fields of Investigation: Emerson and Natural History; 7 Thoreau and Science; 8 (Pseudo-) Scientific Humor; 9 Traveling in Time with Mark Twain; 10 Hart Crane and John Dos Passos; 11 Fields of Spacetime and the ""I"" in Charles Olson's The Maximus Poems
  • 12 ""Unfurrowing the Mind's Plowshare"": Fiction in a Cybernetic Age13 Turbulence in Literature and Science: Questions of Influence; Bibliography: American Literature and Science through 1989; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149431
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000333815
  • (EBL)1914929
  • (SSID)ssj0001401376
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12539540
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001401376
  • (PQKBWorkID)11349784
  • (PQKB)11705599
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1914929
  • (OCoLC)645852644
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43707
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000333815
Label
American literature and science, Robert J. Scholnick, editor
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Permeable Boundaries: Literature and Science in America; 2 ""This Brazen Serpent Is a Doctors Shop"": Edward Taylor's Medical Vision; 3 Benjamin Franklin: The Fusion of Science and Letters; 4 Thomas Jefferson; 5 An Intrinsic Luminosity: Poe's Use of Platonic and Newtonian Optics; 6 Fields of Investigation: Emerson and Natural History; 7 Thoreau and Science; 8 (Pseudo-) Scientific Humor; 9 Traveling in Time with Mark Twain; 10 Hart Crane and John Dos Passos; 11 Fields of Spacetime and the ""I"" in Charles Olson's The Maximus Poems
  • 12 ""Unfurrowing the Mind's Plowshare"": Fiction in a Cybernetic Age13 Turbulence in Literature and Science: Questions of Influence; Bibliography: American Literature and Science through 1989; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (296 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813149431
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000333815
  • (EBL)1914929
  • (SSID)ssj0001401376
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12539540
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001401376
  • (PQKBWorkID)11349784
  • (PQKB)11705599
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1914929
  • (OCoLC)645852644
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse43707
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000333815

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