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Title American literature and science / Robert J. Scholnick, editor.
Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [1992]
©1992

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS169.S413 A8 1992    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS169.S413 A8 1992    AVAILABLE  
Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- United States.
Science in literature.
Alt Name Scholnick, Robert J.
Description vii, 287 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-272) and index.
ISBN 0813117852 (alk. paper) : $28.00
OCLC # 25550221
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
1Permeable Boundaries: Literature and Science in America / Robert J. Scholnick1
2"This Brazen Serpent Is a Doctors Shop": Edward Taylor's Medical Vision / Catherine Rainwater18
3Benjamin Franklin: The Fusion of Science and Letters / A. Owen Aldridge39
4Thomas Jefferson / Joseph W. Slade58
5An Intrinsic Luminosity: Poe's Use of Platonic and Newtonian Optics / William J. Scheick77
6Fields of Investigation: Emerson and Natural History / David M. Robinson94
7Thoreau and Science / Robert D. Richardson, Jr.110
8(Pseudo-) Scientific Humor / Judith Yaross Lee128
9Traveling in Time with Mark Twain / H. Bruce Franklin157
10Hart Crane and John Dos Passos / Joseph W. Slade172
11Fields of Spacetime and the "I" in Charles Olson's The Maximus Poems / Steven Carter194
12"Unfurrowing the Mind's Plowshare": Fiction in a Cybernetic Age / David Porush209
13Turbulence in Literature and Science: Questions of Influence / N. Katherine Hayles229
 Bibliography: American Literature and Science through 1989 / Robert S. Scholnick251
 Contributors273
 Index275


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