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Author:  John Limon
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The Place of Fiction in the Time of Science: A Disciplinary History of American Writing Limon, John                              1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0521107636
ISBN-13: 9780521107631
Sku: 210812320
Publish Date: 3/2/2009
Pages:  236
Age Range:  NA
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In this book John Limon examines the various ways American authors have approached the writing of fiction in an age increasingly dominated by science.
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In this major new book John Limon examines the various ways American authors have written in an age increasingly dominated by science. He focuses in particular on Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allen Poe, and Nathaniel Hawthorne--three highly articulate and alarmed witnesses to the great crisis in modern intellectual history, the professionalization of science. It was, Limon argues, especially difficult for American writers to face this crisis because, since America had been born in an age of expanding scientific consciousness and thus no appeal could be made to traditional, pre-scientific values.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0236
Product attributePublisher:   Cambridge University Press
Product attributeSeries Part:   39
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