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On Literature and Science: Essays, Reflections, Provocations Philip Coleman

On Literature and Science: Essays, Reflections, Provocations

Philip Coleman

Published November 27th 2007
ISBN : 9781846820717
Hardcover
270 pages
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On literature and science explores some of the ways that writers have engaged with science and technology from the early medieval period to the present. Contents include: Helen Conrad-O Briain (TCD), Chaucer, technology and the rise of scienceMoreOn literature and science explores some of the ways that writers have engaged with science and technology from the early medieval period to the present. Contents include: Helen Conrad-O Briain (TCD), Chaucer, technology and the rise of science fiction in English --- John Scattergood (TCD), Horology and literature in Renaissance England --- Amanda Piesse (TCD), Bodies of knowledge and knowledge of the body in 16thcentury literature --- Andrew J. Power (TCD), Mental health and Hamlet --- Stephen Matterson (TCD), Edgar Allan Poe and the orangutan --- Darryl Jones (TCD), H.G. Wells and the imagination of disaster --- Ross Skelton (TCD), Bilogic strands in the poems of Louis MacNeice --- Philip Coleman (TCD), Scientific research in recent American fiction --- Peter Middleton (U Southampton), Can poetry be scientific? --- Iggy McGovern (TCD), Science and poetry --- and also creative writings by Randolph Healy, Meredith Quartermain, Harry Clifton, Allen Fisher, Maurice Scully, Dylan Harris and Kit Fryatt.