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ThermoPoetics : energy in Victorian literature and science / Barri J. Gold.

Author/creator Gold, Barri J., 1966-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoCambridge, Mass. : MIT Press,
Descriptionx, 343 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents The consolation of physics : discovery -- Introduction: That thing we do -- Tennyson's thermodynamic solution -- Energy and empire : applications -- Grand unified theories, or, who's got GUTs? -- The reign of force -- A far better rest : equilibrium and entropy in A tale of two cities -- The engine and the demon : transformations -- Bleak house : the novel as engine -- Bodies in heat : demons, women, and emergent order.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [307]-319) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009019766
ISBN9780262013727 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN026201372X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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