The Resource Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction, Gillian Beer

Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction, Gillian Beer

Label
Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction
Title
Darwin's plots
Title remainder
evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Beer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text demonstrates how Darwin overturned fundamental cultural assumptions in his narratives, how George Eliot and other writers pursued and resisted their contradictory implications in their writings
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
823/.8/09356
Index
index present
LC call number
PR878.E95
LC item number
B43 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • abstracts summaries
  • bibliography
Label
Darwin's plots : evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and nineteenth-century fiction, Gillian Beer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-289) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by George Levine -- Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the third edition -- Introduction -- 'Pleasure like a tragedy' : imagination and the material world -- Fit and misfitting : anthropomorphism and the natural order -- Analogy, metaphor and narrative in The origin -- Darwinian myths -- George Eliot : Middlemarch -- George Eliot : Daniel Deronda and the idea of a future life -- Descent and sexual selection : women in narrative -- Finding a scale for the human : plot and writing in Hardy's novels -- Darwin and the consciousness of others
Control code
ocn645097849
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 294 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511767890
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612651441
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
265144
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24999404
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)645097849
  • cbo0511767897
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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