Victorian Literature and the Physics of the Imponderable - Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century (Hardback)
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Victorian Literature and the Physics of the Imponderable - Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 01/06/2015
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The Victorians were obsessed with the empirical but were frequently frustrated by the sizeable gaps in their understanding of the world around them. This study examines how literature and popular culture adopted the emerging language of physics to explain the unknown or `imponderable'.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781848935662
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 486 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 23 mm


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An important and original contribution to an emergent subfield within Victorian studies that which considers the relations between Victorian literature and the physical sciences, notably thermodynamics or energy physics.
Barri J. Gold, Muhlenberg College
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