The Resource Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction, Gillian Beer

Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction, Gillian Beer

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Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction
Title
Darwin's plots
Title remainder
evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Beer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text demonstrates how Darwin overturned fundamental cultural assumptions in his narratives, how George Eliot and other writers pursued and resisted their contradictory implications in their writings
Cataloging source
UKM
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Beer, Gillian
Index
index present
LC call number
PR878.E95
LC item number
B43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Eliot, George
  • Hardy, Thomas
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Darwin, Charles Robert
  • Eliot, George (1819-1880)
  • Eliot, George (1819-1880)
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Hardy, Thomas
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Eliot, George
  • Hardy, Thomas
  • English fiction
  • Evolution (Biology) in literature
  • Literature and science
  • Evolution in literature
  • Nature in literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • darwinisme
  • darwinisme
  • Évolutionnisme
  • Littérature et sciences
  • English fiction
  • Evolution (Biology) in literature
  • Evolution in literature
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Literature and science
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Natural history
  • Nature in literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction, Gillian Beer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / by George Levine -- Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the third edition -- Introduction -- 'Pleasure like a tragedy' : imagination and the material world -- Fit and misfitting : anthropomorphism and the natural order -- Analogy, metaphor and narrative in The origin -- Darwinian myths -- George Eliot : Middlemarch -- George Eliot : Daniel Deronda and the idea of a future life -- Descent and sexual selection : women in narrative -- Finding a scale for the human : plot and writing in Hardy's novels -- Darwin and the consciousness of others
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 294 p.
Isbn
9780521743617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009464669
System control number
  • (OCoLC)305158697
  • (OCoLC)ocn305158697
Label
Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction, Gillian Beer
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword / by George Levine -- Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the third edition -- Introduction -- 'Pleasure like a tragedy' : imagination and the material world -- Fit and misfitting : anthropomorphism and the natural order -- Analogy, metaphor and narrative in The origin -- Darwinian myths -- George Eliot : Middlemarch -- George Eliot : Daniel Deronda and the idea of a future life -- Descent and sexual selection : women in narrative -- Finding a scale for the human : plot and writing in Hardy's novels -- Darwin and the consciousness of others
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 294 p.
Isbn
9780521743617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009464669
System control number
  • (OCoLC)305158697
  • (OCoLC)ocn305158697

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