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Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences

Bernard Lightman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481180
eISBN:
9780226481173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481173.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The ideas of Charles Darwin and his fellow Victorian scientists have had an abiding effect on the modern world. But at the time The Origin of Species was published in 1859, the British public looked ... More


On the Senses

George Meredith

in Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the role that the senses and the sensory experience play in the composition of poetry. The excerpts it shows note, for instance, note how Victorian scientists and physiologists ... More


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