Science in Nineteenth-Century Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Berger, Michael. “Henry David Thoreau's Science in The Dispersion of Seeds.Annals of Science, 53 (1996): 381-97.

A discussion of The Dispersion of Seeds as evidence of Thoreau's pioneering role in the history of ecology.

Cowlishaw, Brian. “‘A Warning to the Curious’: Victorian Science and the Awful Unconscious in M. R. James's Ghost Stories.”The Victorian Newsletter, 94 (Fall 1998): 36-42.

Theorizes that James's stories are representative of Victorian assumptions regarding history, evolution, and human civilization.

Early, Julie English. “Unescorted in...

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