Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England /

"Levine shows that for nineteenth-century scientists, novelists, poets, and philosophers, access to the truth depended on conditions of such profound self-abnegation that pursuit of it might be taken as tantamount to the pursuit of death. The Victorians, he argues, were dying to know in the sen...

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Main Author: Levine, George Lewis.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2002.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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