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Sins against science : the scientific media hoaxes of Poe, Twain, and others / Lynda Walsh.
- Olman, Lynda C. (Lynda Christine), 1971-
- , ©2006
About this work
Albany : State University of New York Press, , ©2006.
xii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-290) and index.
A brief natural history of hoaxing -- Method -- Poe's hoaxing and the construction of readerships -- Mark Twain and the social mechanics of laughter -- The hoaxes of Dan de Quille: building and defending the west -- The mechanics of hoaxing.
Where to find it
LocationHistory of Medicine ABV.6.AA8