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Author Buckland, Adelene, author.
Title Novel science [electronic resource] : fiction and the invention of nineteenth-century geology / Adelene Buckland.
Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-364) and index.
Contents Introduction. Formations -- Part 1. Stories in science. Fictions of a former world ; The story undone ; Lyell's mock epic ; Maps and legends -- Part 2. Science in stories. Kingsley's cataclysmic method ; Eliot's whispering stones ; Dickens and the geological city -- Conclusion. Losing the plot -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix. "Lines on Staffa" / by Charles Lyell.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Geology in literature.
Geology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and science -- England -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780226079684 0226079686 (DLC) 2012044802
ISBN 0226923630 (electronic bk.)
9780226923635 (electronic bk.)
9780226079684 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226079686 (cloth : alkaline paper)
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