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G. H. Lewes: History, Mind, and Language

Rick Rylance

in Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850–1880

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122838
eISBN:
9780191671555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122838.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

A consideration of the work of G. H. Lewes closes this book, for Lewes is representative of the kind of intellectual whose work has formed its substance. His Problems of Life and Mind recognizes the ... More


Alexander Bain and the New Psychology of the Higher Faculties

Rick Rylance

in Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850–1880

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122838
eISBN:
9780191671555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122838.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Part Two of this book turns attention from the general discursive configurations of Victorian psychology to the work of three individuals: Alexander Bain, Herbert Spencer, and G. H. Lewes. There are ... More


Following the Actors: G. H. Lewes’s and George Eliot’s Studies in Life

Philipp Erchinger

in Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Opening with a look at the character of Benjulia from Wilkie Collins’s novel Heart and Science, this chapter turns to G. H. Lewes’s Sea-Side Studies. As it argues, Collins’s Benjulia is unhappily ... More


G. H. Lewes and Karl Pearson

W. J. Mander

in The Unknowable: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198809531
eISBN:
9780191846878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809531.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Examining the cases of two further nineteenth-century empiricists, this chapter begins by considering how G. H. Lewes moved from an early position of neo-Comtean positivism which was avowedly ... More


‘Dreadful to me’: Jane Eyre and History (1)

Heather Glen

in Charlotte Brontë: The Imagination in History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272556
eISBN:
9780191699627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272556.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

For Jane Eyre's fairy-tale shapings, its archetypal themes of the search for love and escape from danger, above all, perhaps, its representation of childhood suffering, do seem to point away from its ... More


Steps Towards an Ecology of Experience: Empiricism, Pragmatism and George Eliot’s The Spanish Gypsy

Philipp Erchinger

in Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 4 makes the case that the work of Eliot and Lewes exemplifies a pragmatist understanding of knowledge that is centred on the idea of “experience as experiment” (Jay) or “experience as a ... More


Identity and Margin

Hugh Epstein

in Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the three great mature works in which Hardy and Conrad most fully explore the indeterminate sensory boundaries between individual organisms and their circumambient world. The ... More


On the Beach

Valentine Cunningham

in Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter offers a wide-ranging and evocative snapshot of literary seashores in the middle of the nineteenth century. Cunningham suggestively links edgeland doings and meanings, their positives ... More


Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Philipp Erchinger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What is the connection between Victorian writing and experiment? Artful Experiments seeks to answer this question by approaching the field of literature and science in a way that is not so much ... More


Darwin’s Flinch

Tiffany Watt Smith

in On Flinching: Theatricality and Scientific Looking from Darwin to Shell Shock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198700937
eISBN:
9780191770487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700937.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

Chapter One takes as its starting point Charles Darwin’s self-experiment at London Zoological Gardens, when he recoiled from a puff adder lunging from behind its glass tank (The Expression of the ... More


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