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The Resource Space and the 'march of mind' : literature and the physical sciences in Britain, 1815-1850, Alice Jenkins

Space and the 'march of mind' : literature and the physical sciences in Britain, 1815-1850, Alice Jenkins

Label
Space and the 'march of mind' : literature and the physical sciences in Britain, 1815-1850
Title
Space and the 'march of mind'
Title remainder
literature and the physical sciences in Britain, 1815-1850
Statement of responsibility
Alice Jenkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Space and the 'March of Mind' reads poetry, essays, and fiction as well as scientific papers, textbooks, and journalism to give a new account of early nineteenth-century literature's relationship with the physical sciences."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenkins, Alice
Dewey number
820.935609034
Index
index present
LC call number
PR468.S34
LC item number
J46 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Literature and science
  • Space in literature
  • Exakte Naturwissenschaften
  • Literatur
  • Litteratur och vetenskap
  • Rum i litteraturen
  • Engelsk litteratur
Label
Space and the 'march of mind' : literature and the physical sciences in Britain, 1815-1850, Alice Jenkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-250) 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; I. THINKING WITH SPACES; 1. Culture as Nature: Landscape Metaphors and Access to the World of Learning; 2. Organizing the Space of Knowledge; 3. Disciplinary Boundaries and Border Disputes; 4. Space and the Languages of Science; II. THINKING ABOUT SPACE; 5. Aspiring to the Abstract: Pure Space and Geometry; 6. Bodies in Space: Ether, Light, and the Beginnings of the Field; 7. Chaos, the Void, and Poetry
Control code
71541578
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
257 pages
Isbn
9780199209927
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)71541578
Label
Space and the 'march of mind' : literature and the physical sciences in Britain, 1815-1850, Alice Jenkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-250) 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; I. THINKING WITH SPACES; 1. Culture as Nature: Landscape Metaphors and Access to the World of Learning; 2. Organizing the Space of Knowledge; 3. Disciplinary Boundaries and Border Disputes; 4. Space and the Languages of Science; II. THINKING ABOUT SPACE; 5. Aspiring to the Abstract: Pure Space and Geometry; 6. Bodies in Space: Ether, Light, and the Beginnings of the Field; 7. Chaos, the Void, and Poetry
Control code
71541578
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
257 pages
Isbn
9780199209927
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)71541578

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