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Will Tattersdill

Science, Fiction, and the Fin-de-Siecle Periodical Press

€ 117.65


`In this revisionary study, Will Tattersdill argues against the reductive `two cultures` model of intellectual discourse by exploring the cultural interactions between literature and science embodied in late nineteenth-century periodical literature, tracing the emergence of the new genre that would become known as `science fiction`. He examines a range of fictional and non-fictional fin-de-siáecle writing around distinct scientific themes: Martian communication, future prediction, X-rays, and polar exploration. Every chapter explores a major work of H. G. Wells, but also presents a wealth of exciting new material drawn from a variety of late Victorian periodicals. Arguing that the publications in which they appeared, as well as the stories themselves, played a crucial part in the development of science fiction, Tattersdill uses the form of the general interest magazine as a way of understanding the relationship between the arts and the sciences, and the creation of a new literary genre`-



Taal / Language : English

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Hardback
241 pagina's
Januari 2016
556 gram
228 x 152 x 26 mm
CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR gb


Levertijd: 5 tot 11 werkdagen