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The Resource Questioning nature : British women's scientific writing and literary originality, 1750-1830, Melissa Bailes

Questioning nature : British women's scientific writing and literary originality, 1750-1830, Melissa Bailes

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Questioning nature : British women's scientific writing and literary originality, 1750-1830
Title
Questioning nature
Title remainder
British women's scientific writing and literary originality, 1750-1830
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Bailes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailes, Melissa
Dewey number
820.9/9287
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR111
LC item number
.B35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English literature
  • Natural history
  • Natural history literature
  • Literature and science
  • Literature and science
  • Scientific literature
  • Scientific literature
  • Nature in literature
  • English literature
  • Literature and science
  • Natural history
  • Natural history literature
  • Nature in literature
  • Scientific literature
  • Great Britain
  • Literatur
  • Autorin
  • Natur
  • Großbritannien
Label
Questioning nature : British women's scientific writing and literary originality, 1750-1830, Melissa Bailes
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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: Questioning science, questioning originality -- To teach and to please: Anna Barbauld's original poetry and educational prose of natural history -- Hybrid Britons: West Indian colonial identity and Georgic originality in Maria Riddell's natural history -- The evolution of the plagiarist: natural history in Anna Seward's order of poetics -- Plagiarism and the poet-naturalist: Charlotte Smith's collective originality -- Translating cosmopolitanism: revolution in Helen Maria Williams's geopolitical nature -- Reconstructing origins: the psychologization of geological catastrophe in Mary Shelley's The last man -- Conclusion: Felicia Hemans, geological bodies, and the fate of originality
Control code
965147827
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 263 pages
Isbn
9780813939766
Lccn
2016053317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965147827
Label
Questioning nature : British women's scientific writing and literary originality, 1750-1830, Melissa Bailes
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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: Questioning science, questioning originality -- To teach and to please: Anna Barbauld's original poetry and educational prose of natural history -- Hybrid Britons: West Indian colonial identity and Georgic originality in Maria Riddell's natural history -- The evolution of the plagiarist: natural history in Anna Seward's order of poetics -- Plagiarism and the poet-naturalist: Charlotte Smith's collective originality -- Translating cosmopolitanism: revolution in Helen Maria Williams's geopolitical nature -- Reconstructing origins: the psychologization of geological catastrophe in Mary Shelley's The last man -- Conclusion: Felicia Hemans, geological bodies, and the fate of originality
Control code
965147827
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 263 pages
Isbn
9780813939766
Lccn
2016053317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)965147827

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