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George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Science : The Make-Believe of a Beginning
by Sally Shuttleworth


Overview - This study explores the ways in which George Eliot's involvement with contemporary scientific theory affected the evolution of her fiction. Drawing on the work of such theorists as Comte, Spencer, Lewes, Bain, Carpenter, von Hartmann and Bernard, Dr Shuttleworth shows how, as Eliot moved from Adam Bede to Daniel Deronda, her conception of a conservative, static and hierarchical model of society gave way to a more dynamic model of social and psychological life.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This study explores the ways in which George Eliot's involvement with contemporary scientific theory affected the evolution of her fiction. Drawing on the work of such theorists as Comte, Spencer, Lewes, Bain, Carpenter, von Hartmann and Bernard, Dr Shuttleworth shows how, as Eliot moved from Adam Bede to Daniel Deronda, her conception of a conservative, static and hierarchical model of society gave way to a more dynamic model of social and psychological life.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521335843
  • ISBN-10: 0521335841
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: June 2009
  • Page Count: 272
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.61 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.77 pounds

Series: Landmarks of World Literature (Paperback)

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