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Darwin"s plots

Gillian Beer

Darwin"s plots

evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction

by Gillian Beer

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eliot, George, -- 1819-1880 -- Knowledge -- Natural history,
  • Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928 -- Knowledge -- Natural history,
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882 -- Influence,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Evolution (Biology) in literature,
  • Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Evolution in literature,
  • Nature in literature,
  • Narration (Rhetoric)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGillian Beer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR878.E95 B43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 294 p. ;
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23984129M
    ISBN 109780521743617, 9780521767699
    LC Control Number2009464669


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