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The Resource Human forms : the novel in the age of evolution, Ian Duncan

Human forms : the novel in the age of evolution, Ian Duncan

Label
Human forms : the novel in the age of evolution
Title
Human forms
Title remainder
the novel in the age of evolution
Statement of responsibility
Ian Duncan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Duncan, Ian
Dewey number
809.3/033
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3495
LC item number
.D86 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • European fiction
  • European fiction
  • Literature and science
  • Literature and science
  • Humanity in literature
  • Evolution (Biology) in literature
  • European fiction
  • Evolution (Biology) in literature
  • Humanity in literature
  • Literature and science
Label
Human forms : the novel in the age of evolution, Ian Duncan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The human age -- Chapter 1. The form of man. Conjecture, history, science, fiction ; The faculty of perfection ; The formation of humanity ; The paragon of animals -- Chapter 2. The form of the novel. Novelistic revolution ; Bildungsroman ; Infinity or totality ; The classical form of the historical novel ; The dignity of the human race, the glory of the world ; Dark unhappy ones -- Chapter 3. Lamarckian historical romance. Of Paris ; Retrograde evolution ; Reading in the dark ; Le grotesque au revers du sublime ; The great book of mankind -- Chapter 4. Dickens : transformist. No humanity here ; The poetry of science ; Dickens's teratology ; The prose of the world ; Visionary dreariness ; The noise of the world -- Chapter 5. George Eliot's science fiction. We belated historians ; Knowledge and its languages ; Species consciousness ; An intellectual passion ; Involuntary, palpitating life ; An inherited yearning ; Shadows of the coming race
Control code
1089438641
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780691175072
Lccn
2019931719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1089438641
Label
Human forms : the novel in the age of evolution, Ian Duncan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. The human age -- Chapter 1. The form of man. Conjecture, history, science, fiction ; The faculty of perfection ; The formation of humanity ; The paragon of animals -- Chapter 2. The form of the novel. Novelistic revolution ; Bildungsroman ; Infinity or totality ; The classical form of the historical novel ; The dignity of the human race, the glory of the world ; Dark unhappy ones -- Chapter 3. Lamarckian historical romance. Of Paris ; Retrograde evolution ; Reading in the dark ; Le grotesque au revers du sublime ; The great book of mankind -- Chapter 4. Dickens : transformist. No humanity here ; The poetry of science ; Dickens's teratology ; The prose of the world ; Visionary dreariness ; The noise of the world -- Chapter 5. George Eliot's science fiction. We belated historians ; Knowledge and its languages ; Species consciousness ; An intellectual passion ; Involuntary, palpitating life ; An inherited yearning ; Shadows of the coming race
Control code
1089438641
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 290 pages
Isbn
9780691175072
Lccn
2019931719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1089438641

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