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Moral authority, men of science, and the Victorian novel / Anne DeWitt.

Author/creator DeWitt, Anne
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoCambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Descriptionix, 273 pages ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Cambridge studies in Nineteenth-century literature and culture ; 84
Contents The religion of science from natural theology to scientific naturalism -- Moral uses, narrative effects: natural history in the novels of George Eliot and Elizabeth Gaskell -- "The actual sky is a horror": Thomas Hardy and the problems of scientific thinking -- "The moral influence of those cruelties": the vivisection debate, antivivisection fiction, and the status of Victorian science -- Science, aestheticism, and the literary career of H. G. Wells.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 246-266) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2013022558
ISBN9781107036178 (hardback : alk. paper)

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