Artful experiments : ways of knowing in Victorian literature and science /

What is the connection between Victorian writing and experiment? Artful Experiments seeks to approach the field of literature and science in a way that is not so much centred on discourses of established knowledge as it is on practices of investigating what is no longer or not yet knowledge.

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Author / Creator: Erchinger, Philipp, 1977- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2018.
Series:Edinburgh critical studies in Victorian culture.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Experiment and the Art of Writing; Chapter 1 The Art of Science: Nineteenth-Century Theory and the Logic of Practice; Chapter 2 Learning by Experiment: T.H. Huxley and the Aesthetic Nature of Education; Chapter 3 Following the Actors: G.H. Lewes's and George Eliot's Studies in Life; Chapter 4 Steps Towards an Ecology of Experience: Empiricism, Pragmatism and George Eliot's The Spanish Gypsy; Chapter 5 Speech in Action: Victorian Philology and the Uprooting of Language
  • Chapter 6 William Morris's 'Work-Pleasure': Literature, Science and Fine ArtChapter 7 Robert Browning's Experiment: Composition and Communication in The Ring and the Book; Chapter 8 The Making of Sensation Fiction; Clothing Matter: Thomas Carlyle's Sartor Resartus; Bibliography; Index