Colonies, cults and evolution : literature, science and culture in nineteenth-century writing /
Cambridge ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
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Table of Contents:
- 'Symbolical of more important things': writing science, religion and colonialism in Coleridge's 'culture'
- 'Our origin, what matters it?': Wordsworth's excursive portmanteau of culture
- Charles Darwin's entanglements with stray colonists: cultivation and the species questions
- 'In one another's being mingle': biology and the dissemination of 'culture' after 1859
- Samuel Butler's symbolic offensives: colonies and mechanical devices in the margins of evolutionary writing
- Edmund Gosse's cultural evolution: sympathetic magic, imitation and contagious literature
- Conclusion: culture's field, culture's vital robe.