Charles Darwin's the Origin of Species: New Interdisciplinary Essays

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Manchester University Press, 15 мая 1995 г. - Всего страниц: 211
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This volume marks a new approach to a seminal work of the modern scientific imagination: Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species (1859). Darwin's central theory of natural selection neither originated nor could be contained, with the parameters of the natural sciences, but continues to shape and challenge our most basic assumptions about human social and political life.

Several new readings, crossing the fields of history, literature, sociology, anthropology and history of science, demonstrate the complex position of the text within cultural debates past and present. Contributors examine the reception and rhetoric of the Origin and its influence on systems of classification, the nineteenth-century women's movement, literary culture (criticism and practice) and Hinduism in India. At the same time, a re-reading of Darwin and Malthus offers a constructive critique of our attempts to map the hybrid origins and influences of the text.

This volume will be the ideal companion to Darwin's work for all students of literature, social and cultural history and history of science.

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JEFF WALLACE
1
HARRIET RITVO
20
Classification and continuity in The Origin of Species
47
TED BENTON
68
FIONA ERSKINE
95
DAVID AMIGONI
122
KATE FLINT
152
DERMOT KILLINGLEY
174
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David Amigoni is Professor of Victorian Literature at Keele University

Jeff Wallace is Lecturer in Contemporary English Literature at Cardiff Metropolitan University

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