The Resource Probability, time, and space in eighteenth-century literature, edited by Paula R. Backscheider

Probability, time, and space in eighteenth-century literature, edited by Paula R. Backscheider

Label
Probability, time, and space in eighteenth-century literature
Title
Probability, time, and space in eighteenth-century literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paula R. Backscheider
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Credits note
Papers, most of them revised, of the 1973-76 sessions of a Modern Language Association group
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR442
LC item number
.P68
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Backscheider, Paula R
  • Modern Language Association of America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Space and time in literature
  • Probability in literature
  • Literature and science
  • Literature
  • Littérature anglaise - 18e siècle - Histoire et critique
  • Littérature et sciences
  • Philosophie - 18e siècle
  • Littérature anglaise
  • Philosophie
  • Littérature et sciences
  • English literature
  • Literature and science
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Probability in literature
  • Space and time in literature
  • Begriff
  • Englisch
  • Literaturtheorie
  • Raum
  • Wahrscheinlichkeit
  • Zeit
  • Letterkunde
  • Filosofie
  • Engels
  • Raum
  • Zeit
  • Literaturtheorie
  • Wahrscheinlichkeit
  • Begriff
  • Englisch
Label
Probability, time, and space in eighteenth-century literature, edited by Paula R. Backscheider
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers, most of them revised, of the 1973-76 sessions of a Modern Language Association group
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Hoyt Trowbridge
  • [Part II. Time]
  • World enough, and time
  • Lewis White Beck.
  • Extended moment : time, dream, history, and perspective in eighteenth-century fiction
  • Maximillian E. Novak
  • "Dwarfs of wit and learning" : problems of historical time
  • Robert D. Moynihan.
  • Reason dazzled : perspective and language in Dryden's Aureng-Zebe
  • David W. Tarbet
  • [Part I. Probability]
  • [Part III. Space]
  • Concepts of space
  • Ivor LeClerc.
  • "Never finding full repast" : satire and self-extension in the early eighteenth century
  • Hopewell Selby.
  • Metaphor of time as space
  • Louis T. Milic.
  • Berkeley, Newtonian space, and the question of evidence
  • Richard B. Schwartz.
  • Emma : dancing without space to turn in
  • Certainty, scepticism, and scientific optimism : the roots of eighteenth-century attitudes toward scientific knowledge
  • Raymond F. Hilliard
  • Margaret J. Osler.
  • Odds against Friday : Dafoe, Bayes, and inverse probability
  • Paul K. Alkon.
  • Probability and character in the eighteenth century
  • Paul J. Korshin.
  • White of Selborne : the ethos of probabilism
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 307 pages
Isbn
9780404160463
Lccn
78020850
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4593282
Label
Probability, time, and space in eighteenth-century literature, edited by Paula R. Backscheider
Publication
Note
Papers, most of them revised, of the 1973-76 sessions of a Modern Language Association group
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Hoyt Trowbridge
  • [Part II. Time]
  • World enough, and time
  • Lewis White Beck.
  • Extended moment : time, dream, history, and perspective in eighteenth-century fiction
  • Maximillian E. Novak
  • "Dwarfs of wit and learning" : problems of historical time
  • Robert D. Moynihan.
  • Reason dazzled : perspective and language in Dryden's Aureng-Zebe
  • David W. Tarbet
  • [Part I. Probability]
  • [Part III. Space]
  • Concepts of space
  • Ivor LeClerc.
  • "Never finding full repast" : satire and self-extension in the early eighteenth century
  • Hopewell Selby.
  • Metaphor of time as space
  • Louis T. Milic.
  • Berkeley, Newtonian space, and the question of evidence
  • Richard B. Schwartz.
  • Emma : dancing without space to turn in
  • Certainty, scepticism, and scientific optimism : the roots of eighteenth-century attitudes toward scientific knowledge
  • Raymond F. Hilliard
  • Margaret J. Osler.
  • Odds against Friday : Dafoe, Bayes, and inverse probability
  • Paul K. Alkon.
  • Probability and character in the eighteenth century
  • Paul J. Korshin.
  • White of Selborne : the ethos of probabilism
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 307 pages
Isbn
9780404160463
Lccn
78020850
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4593282

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