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Introduction: All that Counts – Modernism, Fiction, Mathematics

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction establishes the theoretical grounds for the analysis of mathematics and modernism and situates the book within the critical contexts of modernism and science studies and literature ... More


Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Nina Engelhardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modernism in mathematics – this unusual notion turns out to provide new perspectives on central questions in and beyond literary modernism. This books draws on prose texts by mathematicians and on ... More


Two and Two Make Five

Matthew Taunton

in Red Britain: The Russian Revolution in Mid-Century Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198817710
eISBN:
9780191859175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817710.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

The Bolshevik Revolution induced British writers to rethink the politics of number, and this chapter considers the significance of the marked preponderance of numbers, equations, and arithmetic in ... More


Conclusion: Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Nina Engelhardt

in Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474416238
eISBN:
9781474449656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416238.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion summarises the varying ways in which the modernist and postmodernist fictions discussed in this book inform the notion of mathematical modernism. Based on the results of the study, the ... More


Professor Gokhale

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on Gokhale’s career at Fergusson College, where he taught English literature and mathematics. The study of mathematics was a useful discipline for Gokhale; it gave a statistical ... More


The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension: Higher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

Mark Blacklock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198755487
eISBN:
9780191816680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755487.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The idea of the fourth dimension of space has been of sustained interest to nineteenth-century and Modernist studies since the publication of Linda Dalrymple Henderson’s The Fourth Dimension and ... More


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