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

  • Beer, Gillian.
Date
2000
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Physical description

xxxii, 277 pages ; 24 cm

Contributors

Edition

2nd ed.

Contents

'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.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-272) and index.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    AOS.AI.AA8
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 052178008X
  • 0521783925